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Personal privacy protection and ethical health

What challenges do SNFs face with regard to the release of information?

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The challenges that SNF's face in regards to release of information are the issues of personal privacy protection and ethical health reasons. They must protect the patients from harm and preserving their rights. Protecting the interests of individuals and their privacy is essential to ethical health practice. One of the challenges is to protect the privacy of electronic patient information from being breach or assess. The first challenge is protecting patients from having their private information breached by others. There are laws such as the HIPAA Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act that protect patients' privacy and health record from being assessed by anyone. HIPAA laws govern the ...

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The challenges that SNFs face with regard to the release of information are the issues of personal privacy protection and ethical health reasons. They must protect the patients from harm while preserving their rights. Protecting the interests of individuals and their privacy is essential to ethical health practice. The solution discusses this in further detail.

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