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IT Management

Social Media: Should Doctors and Patients Interact?

2015 01 Dec

Social media has dramatically altered the way many of us interact and connect with one another both personally and professionally. The widespread use of these new communication technologies, however, has created a number of potential ethical and legal challenges. This one question, for example: Is it okay to be Facebook friends with your doctor?  Two... Read more

Executive Health Management

Moral Implications Of Patients Recording Conversations With Physicians

2015 24 Mar

Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have conducted a study of the ethical implications of patients and their families secretly recording conversations they have with physicians. Now that smartphones are ubiquitous and equipped with the technology to capture such conversations, the frequency of recordings is expected... Read more

Health Management

Integrity and the Personal Health Record

2014 08 Nov

Carlos Costa Assistant Professor José Luis Oliveira Associate Professor University of Aveiro, DETI / IEETA, Aveiro, Portugal BMD Software Lda   Key Points • Citizens are becoming increasingly concerned about their personal health information. • Personal health records (PHR) put the control of these data in their own hands. • However, the utilisation... Read more


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