The Regulation of Privacy and Data Protection in the Use of Electronic Health Information

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An international Perspective and Reference Source on Regulatory and legal Issues Related to Person- Identifiable Health Databases

Authors: Roberto J. Rodrigues, Petra Wilson, Stephen J. Schanz


"The ethical and legal issues of data protection and privacy have been the focus of attention of lawmakers in many countries and there is manifest feeling of urgency in ensuring that privacy rules apply to personal data. Health professionals and other will find a valuable, carefully researched, and extensively referenced source or information on the present status of health data protection regulation.