Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The Ethics of Electronic Health Records

Ross White
Bioethics Forum – The Hastings Center
June 19, 2012

How should we adequately balance the promises of quality improvement and clinical effectiveness made possible with EHRs against the right of patients to know how and when their health information is being used? 

Who owns health data: the patient or the providers who record it? Where should this data be stored: at the office of the health provider or in the “cloud” behind a secure network?


Podcast: Legal and Ethical? Healthcare Information Exchanges, Jeff Ellis, JD and Glenn McGee, PhD, August 18, 2011



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