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Information Privacy in the Evolving Healthcare Environment

2nd Edition, February 7, 2013

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ISBN: 9781315303628
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  • Revision: 2nd Edition, February 7, 2013
  • Published Date: February 7, 2013
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: CRC Press (CRC)
  • Page Count: 261
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

Information Privacy in the Evolving Healthcare Environment is a critical book for health professionals and organizations interested in how the rapidly changing U.S. healthcare landscape will affect patient privacy. The ability to successfully leverage the potential of health IT depends to a large degree on the public trusting that their information will be kept private and secure. The book explores the meaning of privacy; the relationship between privacy and medical ethics; the synergy that exists between information privacy and security; and the complex legal landscape governing health information privacy.

The book also tackles the most significant privacy challenges faced by the healthcare community as it seeks to transform itself, and looks to the future, identifying current trends and providing a view of the changes we might expect to see as a consequence of these trends. Featuring contributions from leading health privacy experts, Information Privacy in the Evolving Healthcare Environment is written in a style that is easy to grasp for professionals across the healthcare spectrum, including physicians, health IT professionals, administrators, and policymakers.

author: Linda Koontz