Ontario health records proposal would breach privacy, experts say
- HIPAA -- The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. // National Nurse;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p20
The article offers a home study course for registered nurses (RNs) which reviews the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in the U.S. It analyzes the legislative history and the relevant privacy rules and regulations related to collection, use and disclosure of electronic...
- Seen and not heard. Kumar, Sanjay // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7402, p1295
Presents an interview with Dr. Arun Bal, a patients' rights campaigner in Mumbai, India. Concerns associated with the commercialization of the medical profession; Rights for patients in the developing world; lack of patient empowerment; Communication between doctors and patients; Role of the...
- Patients' rights to privacy and dignity in the NHS. // Nursing Standard;1/12/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 18, p33
The article presents a study carried out to determine the extent to which patients' rights to privacy and dignity are respected in Great Britain National Health Service when judged against the seven factors of privacy and dignity. An ethnographic methodology was used. Data were gathered using...
- SECOND OPINION...... Inlander, Charles B. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Apr 2001, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p8
Criticizes the United States government for delaying the implementation of the patient privacy rules in May 2001. Other actions taken by the government signifying its opposition against health care consumers' benefits; Reasons claimed by the government for its actions.
- Right of Privacy... violating patient's confidence. // American Bar Association Journal;May78, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p759
Reports on the right of privacy of patients in the United States. Acts violating a patient's confidence; Discussion of the case 'Doe v. Roe.'
- HIPAA privacy rule delayed. Szabo, Joan // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Apr2001, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p60
Comments on the decision of the U.S. federal government to extend the effective date of the regulations, which are required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, that would allow patients to view, copy and amend their medical record. Stance of the nation's laboratory...
- Rethink the privacy rules. Friedman, Emily // Modern Healthcare;7/22/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 29, p20
Comments on the need to revise regulations on patient privacy proposed by the of U.S. government. Views on the restrictions proposed by the administration of former U.S. President Bill Clinton; Response on the proposed regulation of U.S. President George W. Bush; Opinion on a requirement for...
- Patients' rights and complaints procedures: international perspectives. Diesfeld, Kate; Dew, Kevin // International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation;Nov2003, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p497
Increasingly, patients are asserting their rights through complaints procedures. In this article, New Zealand's approach to consumer rights regarding health and disability will be contrasted with mechanisms in Australia and England, to reveal the common and distinct approaches. As a basis of...
- patients' rights. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1724
A definition of the medical term "patients' rights," which refers to those culturally and legally specified rights, claims, powers, privileges, and remedies due to a person receiving health care services, is presented.