SPOTLIGHT: HIPAA confusion fueled Virginia Tech shootings

Everyone now knows that Virginia Tech gunman Seung-Hui Cho was mentally ill. But would knowing his long history of mental health treatment have helped to prevent the tragedy? Some are saying that if school officials hadn't misread HIPAA as forbidding any exchange of a student's mental health information, the tragedy might have been averted. Article

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