Privacy and Health Care

Although a legal and moral right to privacy is generally recognized in society, there is no agreement regarding how these rights should apply to medical information. In Privacy and Health Care, leading ethical, medical, legal, and philosophical thinkers debate the conflicting moral and legal demands...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Humber, James M. (Editor), Almeder, Robert F. (Editor)
Format: SpringerNature (1888-2022)
Published: Totowa, NJ : Humana Press : Imprint: Humana, 2001.
Edition:1st ed. 2001.
Series:Biomedical Ethics Reviews
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Table of Contents:
  • Is Too Much Privacy Bad for Your Health? An Introductionto the Law and Ethics of Medical Privacy
  • An Egalitarian Justification of Medical Privacy
  • Medical Privacy in the Information Age: Ethical Issues, PolicySolutions
  • Medical Information Privacy and the Conduct of Biomedical Research
  • Privacy and Health Insurance: Can Oil and Water Mix?
  • Data Mining, Dataveillance, and Medical Information Privacy
  • Promulgation of “Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information: Final Rule” (Editor’s Postscript).