Tag: "privacy" at medical news
Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted
...n use the Internet. For instance, uncertainty over privacy
and security regulations regarding the use of elec...ed to realise that in matters concerning security, privacy
and confidentiality, ensuring 100 per cent absolute security and confidentiality is impossible. Inst...
Zeta-Jones is 'obsessed' With Smoked Salmon Sandwiches With Crushed Potato Chips
... bringing up children, for there is no invasion of privacy
by the media. "[Bermuda] has been very great for bringing up children, taking them to school without any hassle and never being photographed," she said. However, she said that she misses her friends in LA and New York. "There are drawbacks. Soc...
Domestic Abuse a Curse to Public Health
...correctly about the violence. They should be given privacy
without relatives or partners being present. The health care staff has to be trained to recognise victims of domestic violence. Prof Vivienne Nathanson, of the BMA, said: "The figures we provide in this report are shocking, but perhaps more alarm...
Patient Confidentiality Must Be Ensured-UNAIDS
...t be balanced against the rights of individuals to privacy
and confidentiality. Among the recommendations, they call for countries to adopt privacy
and confidentiality laws. Some of the main recommendations from the guidelines include: * Health d...
Storing Medical Info Under Your Skin
...ial hazards." The main concern is protecting the privacy
of the information stored on the devices. There are also health concerns. While the devices are removable and designed to stay in place, their small size could allow them to move to other parts of a person's body. They may also cause interferen...
Girls Feet Severed in Amusement Park Accident
...were reattached. The statement included a plea for privacy
for the girl's family, and the family has instructed the hospital not to comment further. The family's statement said no one from the theme park had contacted them since the accident, as park representatives had told reporters. "At no time has any ...
Three-year-old Abandoned in Box Meant for Unwanted Babies in Japan
...ospital has refused to comment on the case, citing privacy
concerns, but said there were age limits on its drop-off service. Police have decided no crime was committed in the current case because the child was left in a situation in which it was not exposed to immediate harm, Kyodo News reported Wednesday....
Faulty Hormone Tests Compromised Healthcare Of Breast Cancer Patients
... said any investigation to follow must balance the privacy
of patients against the public's right to know.'We need to make sure there's full disclosure to the people of the province, but more particularly to the patients and the families concerned,' Williams was quoted....
Genetic Testing Helping Cancer Survivors Fight For Their Loved Ones
... and personal relationships, and concern about the privacy
of results. 4. Educate family members. If you have a family history of cancer, tell your family members about genetic testing. People found to have a gene mutation have multiple options for disease prevention that could save their lives. Remember,...
HIVmirror, LLC Launching Breakthrough Genetic Product for HIV Positive Consumer
...HIVmirror(TM) is available for consumer use in the privacy
of their own home with easy-to-use instructions and confidential results. Until now, this test was only available to participants in formal research studies. According to the results shows the information about how a person's genes may effect HIV d...
Richie Sambora Enters Rehab
...eles. He asks that you respect he and his family's privacy
at this time," Us Weekly quoted the representative as saying. The magazine also reported that Richie was not being treated for drugs. "It is not a typical 30-day rehab. This is just a treatment center to get his problem under control," said Richi...
Research Shows How Women Deal With the Stress When Trying for a Baby!
...e way for women to measure fertility status in the privacy
of their own home. It will be obtainable over-the-counter from larger Boots stores and online through www.boots.com and www.fertell.co.uk for 24.99. Previously Fertell pioneered the at-home fertility testing market with the launch of the couples test...
Virginia Tech Shooters Mental Health Records No More Secret
... the panel members investigating the case, federal privacy
laws (even after death), had prevented them from a...alth, or scholastic records because of the federal privacy
laws. For the first time since the shooting, university officials let members of the news media to...
Chronically Ill Prisoners Face Great Healthcare Problems
... door after his cellmate hanged himself. Lack of privacy
and confidentiality were also issues, with some prisoners having to discuss problems like sexually transmitted diseases in front of other inmates. There was also a feeling that some staff took a tough approach to all prisoners because a number faked ...
Measures Needed to Avert Another Bloodbath
...tudents parents without the fear of infringing the privacy
laws if that students shows symptoms of committing suicide, homicide or even any kind of mental illness. The Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 allow access to records in case of an emergency or to protect the health of a student. ...
HIV Tests to Be Made Mandatory for Pregnant Women, Infants in New Jersey
...testing -- said, "There's an important issue about privacy
and the right to make certain decisions about one's self." She added, "What's really needed is good counseling, preventative education, and conversations with respectful medical personnel and counselors about HIV." CDC has recommended that all pregna...
HL7 Announces Industry’s First Electronic Health Record System (EHR-S
...s, clinical decision support, and those supporting privacy
and security. The function list is described from a user perspective and enables consistent expression of EHR system functionality, while the conformance criteria serves as a reference for purchasers of EHR systems and vendors developing EHR software...
Smartcard Legislation Fails The Privacy Test - AMA
...cified. “The AMA has serious concerns about the privacy
and security of people’s personal details that wou...ould produce a Bill that respects and protects the privacy
and rights of all Australians.” Dr Haikerwal said the Government is also yet to explain why the B...
Fast-Multiplying Lawsuits Can Stymie Medical Science, Authors Warn
... their research. Recommendations include enhancing privacy
protections for patient data obtained in research ...ific data that disrupts research and threatens the privacy
of patients and research volunteers. The two lawyers who are coauthors on the Neurology article, Ann...
Penis Enlargement Exercise DVD Launched
...ke this important step. While many men complain of privacy
issues and lack of constant Internet access, most providers of penis exercises still choose to remain locked in their business model instead of taking into account what the customers want. We, at Lativio, agreed that the wishes of our customers ar...
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