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An Important Contribution To The Discussion Around The Legitimacy Of And Ethics Around The myHR.

August 1st, 2017 by davidmore
I came upon this paper this week:Health Privacy and ConfidentialityHealth Privacy and Confidentiality, Chapter 23, in Tensions and Traumas in Health Law, I Freckelton and & K Petersen (Eds) (2017) Sydney: Federation Press, Forthcoming17 Pages Posted: 14 Apr 2017   Danuta Mendelson Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law SchoolGabrielle Wolf Deakin Law SchoolDate Written: February 15, 2017AbstractThe notion that a patient has the right to maintain the confidentiality of information disclosed in the course of a therapeutic relationship with a health practitioner has been entrenched in Western civilisation for thousands of years. For the first time, however, we have begun to witness an erosion of this entitlement, especially in Australia in recent years. The Australian Federal Parliament has created a system of co-linked national electronic health records that, by virtue of new technology, permits government bodies and myriad other third parties to access and...

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