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Issues Regarding Patient Privacy

Can you please give me some research, notes etc... for patient privacy?

- Describe the issue and its impact on the population it affects most.
- What arguments or facts support the proposed solution?
- What are the ethical and legal issues reported by administrative issues?
- Explain the managerial responsibilities related to administrative ethical issues

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This is the requested assistance.

http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/display/article/10168/1890897

Describe the issue and its impact on the population it affects most.

Ethical, Legal, and Clinical Issues Associated With Information Technology is the issue that is discussed in the article. With the information technology revolution over the past 20 years the medical profession in general and the psychiatry profession in particular has had to juggle how to incorporate the use of the internet, e-mails, and other technologies in accordance with still ensuring that patient's privacy rights are upheld. This issue is extremely important for the psychiatrists whose patients expect the utmost privacy when seeking professional assistance.

Psychiatrists must maintain their patients' confidentiality as it is an ethical duty, protected by law, which ensures that any communications between a therapist and their patient is privileged information that cannot be compelled to be share even in legal court cases unless a court order is provided. The patient must give informed consent in any release of information, which poses challenges with the new forms of information technology such as Google and e-mail.

The issue that arises is whether it's ethical to ...

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The issues regarding patient privacy are examined.

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