The American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM), founded in 1925, is a professional association of historians, physicians, nurses, archivists, curators, librarians, and others. The AAHM promotes and encourages research, study, writing, and interest in the history of medicine and allied fields.
Please make plans to join us for the 86th annual meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 16 - 19 May 2013.
Join in the conversation about public history for historians in the Digital Age by going to www.healthcarehistory.org. The discussion begun on this blog will be continued at the Annual Meeting in Atlanta during a luncheon session entitled, "Public History in a Digital Age."
The Department of Health and Human Services is issuing major changes in HIPAA Regulations. Effective September 23,2013, a modified defnition of "protected health information" will be in place whereby "the individually identifiable health information of a person who has been deceased for more than 50 years is not protected health information under the Privacy Rule." See page 193-197 in the report to be published in the Federal Register.
Bulletin of the History of Medicine -Table of Contents