Mar 6, 2014 ... Article. Confidentiality is one of the core duties of medical practice. It requires
health care providers to keep a patient's personal health ...
May 31, 2005 ... As health care workers, we see and hear confidential information every day. Our
practice is full of this kind of information. Occasionally, we ...
Confidentiality in health care refers to the obligation of professionals who have
access to patient records or communication to hold that information in confidence
Health care practitioners have a duty to take reasonable steps to keep personal
medical information confidential consistent with the person's preferences.
Professional persons in health care delivery fields (including those working in ...
to safeguard the confidentiality of information regarding the clients in their care.
Oct 10, 2006 ... CONFIDENTIALITY in health care is a legal obligation that is derived from
statutory and case law as well as forming part of the duty of care to a.
Briefly stated, the term confidentiality involves the ethical duty of the clinician not
... As it applies to healthcare information, the term privilege involves a legal rule ...
HIPAA, 42 C.F.R. Part 2, and Health Care Reform. 1 ... “FAQS: Applying the
Substance Abuse Confidentiality ... Two Federal laws govern confidentiality of
Patient confidentiality means that personal and medical information given to a
health care provider will not be disclosed to others unless the individual has
Feb 23, 2011 ... Patient confidentiality is one of the most important pillars of medicine. Protecting
the private details of a patient is not just a matter of moral ...