The Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights has posted its new Web site, and reports that the health information privacy pages have been "extensively revised to improve organization and ease of use for consumers, covered entities and others seeking reliable advice on the HIPAA Privacy Rule and the Patient Safety Rule."  

I took some time to peruse the new website, and personally I think that it is a vast improvement to its predecessor. Guidance on privacy can now be accessed under such categories as: