What are some safeguards that you think could be put into place to  reduce fear among individuals and groups who oppose identifiable health  data collection?

The  HIPAA is designed to protect the privacy of individuals’ health  information. The Health Information and Technology for Economic and  Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was passed as part of the American Recovery  and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, in part, to strengthen the HIPAA  rule and notification requirements in the case of a breach.