TITLE

The confidentiality of patient and physician information in pharmacy prescription records

AUTHOR(S)
Zoutman, Dick E.; Ford, B. Douglas; Bassili, Assil R.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/2/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 5, p815
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the confidentiality of patient and physician information in prescription records of pharmacies in Canada. Potential consequences of selling prescription data from pharmacies; Overview of the Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act; Canadian states which indicated that informed consent was necessary before the prescription data of a patient was sold.
ACCESSION #
12304901

 

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