The Ethics of Electronic Patient Records


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Electronic records are fundamentally different from paper-based records in more than merely a technical sense. They allow an unprecedented insight into the patient's health profile and function as patient analogues in making health care decisions by individual health care providers, health care institutions, agencies, and insurance corporations. The development of these records therefore has tremendous ethical implications. This book develops a theory of the nature of electronic patient records as informatic patient ...

The Ethics of Electronic Patient Records 2001, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820452593