The CMA's Health Information Privacy Code: Does it go too far?

Hoey, John
October 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/20/98, Vol. 159 Issue 8, p953
Academic Journal
Editorial. Questions a policy that the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has adopted that will severely limit the use of any health information arising from the physician-patient relationship. Why this policy was developed; Ethical precepts that govern physicians' interactions with patients; The code's requirement for informed consent and how it may be interpreted.


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