Health Information Must Stay Private
- WOULD YOU TELL YOUR BOSS YOU TAKE PROZAC? DeCarlo, Tessa // Redbook;Jun2001, Vol. 196 Issue 6, p82
Addresses the problems on the accessibility of private medical information and presents tips on how to protect such information.
- Patient confidentiality. Cummings, Nancy Boucot // Second Opinion;Oct93, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p112
Discusses the need for confidentiality in information about patients. Author's comment on three articles which emphasize the dilemma for health care professionals, clergy and ethicists in protecting the rights of individuals to privacy; Right of society to be protected from real or potential...
- It's late at night. Do you know where your medical data is? Dorodny, Victor // Managed Healthcare;Feb98, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p47
Looks at developments in the issue of patient privacy protection in the United States health care industry. Claims made on how to combat fraud and abuse against patient's privacy; Status of legislation made to solve the problem; Steps taken by health care organizations to protect electronic...
- The Right to Privacy of Medical Records. Glover, Joel; Toll, Erin // Denver University Law Review;2002, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p540
Discusses key issues relevant to balancing competing expectations in upholding the right to privacy of medical records in the U.S. Development of the right to privacy in medical records; Application of a balancing test to privacy rights in medical records; Tort claims for invasion of privacy...
- privacy. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1894
An encyclopedia entry for "privacy," which refers to the rights of a patient to have control of the distribution and release of data concerning his or her illness, is presented.
- Talking privacy. Shroff, Marie // New Zealand Doctor;9/21/2011, p30
The article explains why information on serious risks may not be disclosed in New Zealand due to the Privacy Act.
- Do-it-yourself report on patient privacy. Mitka, Mike; Mitka, M // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/9/98, Vol. 280 Issue 22, p1897
Focuses on the issue of patient privacy. Details on the report `Protecting Personal Health Information: A Framework for Meeting the Challenges in a Managed Care Environment' from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and the National Committee for Quality Assurance;...
- Can Washington make medical records private again? Pretzer, Michael // Medical Economics;08/11/97, Vol. 74 Issue 16, p47
Opinion. Discusses confidentiality as it relates to the computerization of medical records, while making reference to the Fair Health Information Practices Act of 1997, which is also referred to as HR 52. Requirements of the act; Establishment of criminal penalties by the bill.
- Bills to protect confidentiality of medical data introduced. // Issues in Science & Technology;Summer99, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p31
Focuses on bills introduced by lawmakers in the United States in 1999 that would establish guidelines for patient-authorized release of medical records. S. 578 bill, by Senators Jim M. Jeffords (R-Vt.) and Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.); S.573 bill, by Senators Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) and...