Western societies generally recognize both a legal and a moral right to privacy. However, at the present time there is no settled opin- ion in the United States regarding how these rights should relate to medical information. On the one hand, virtually everyone agrees that one' s medical records should not be open to just any interested person' s inspection. On the other hand, most also agree that some sacrifices in medical privacy are necessary for scientific advancement, public health protection, and other social goals. ...

Privacy and Health Care 2010, Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781617372339


Privacy and Health Care 2001, Humana Press

ISBN-13: 9780896038783

2001 edition