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Title EHealth : legal, ethical and governance challenges / Carlisle George, Diane Whitehouse, Penny Duquenoy, editors
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2013]
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Contents Part 1. Overview -- Assessing Legal, Ethical and Governance Challenges in eHealth / Carlisle George, Diane Whitehouse and Penny Duquenoy -- Part 2. LEGAL CHALLENGES -- Legal Regulation of Electronic Health Records: A Comparative Analysis of Europe and the US / Jos Dumortier and Griet Verhenneman -- Electronic Health Records and Privacy Interests: The English Experience / Elizabeth Wicks -- Privacy and Health Care Information Systems: Where Is the Balance? / Concetta Tania Di Iorio and Fabrizio Carinci -- Legal Challenges Regarding Telemedicine Services in the European Union / Catalina Ionescu-Dima -- The Internet and Pharmaceutical Drugs in the Era of Interoperable eHealth Systems Across the European Union / Carlisle George -- Understanding Liability in eHealth: Towards Greater Clarity at European Union Level / Isabelle Andoulsi and Petra Wilson
Part 3. ETHICAL CHALLENGES -- eHealth: Frameworks for Assessing Ethical Impacts / Kush Wadhwa and David Wright -- Telehealth and Service Delivery in the Home: Care, Support and the Importance of User Autonomy / Malcolm J. Fisk and Drago Rudel -- Medicine 2.0: Ethical Challenges of Social Media for the Health Profession / Peter Winkelstein -- The Internet and Health: International Approaches to Evaluating the Quality of Web-Based Health Information / Celia Boyer -- Patients, Trust and Ethics in Information Privacy in eHealth / Penny Duquenoy, Nermeen Magdi Mekawie and Mark Springett
Part 4. GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES -- eHealth Governance in Scotland: A Cross-Sectoral and Cross-National Comparison / Elena Beratarbide and Tom Kelsey -- IT Governance in Healthcare Institutions / Magdalene Rosenmöller -- IT Governance in Acute Healthcare: A Critical Review of Current Literature / Malcolm Thatcher -- European eHealth Governance Initiative: A New Way Forward / Flora Giorgio
Summary This publication identifies and discusses important challenges affecting eHealth in the EU and North America in the three areas of law, ethics and governance. It makes meaningful contributions to the eHealth discourse by suggesting solutions and making recommendations for good practice and potential ways forward. Legal challenges discussed include issues related to electronic medical records, telemedicine, the Internet and pharmaceutical drugs, healthcare information systems and medical liability. Ethical challenges focus on telehealth and service delivery in the home, Web 2.0 and the Internet, patient perceptions and ethical frameworks. Governance challenges focus on IT governance in healthcare, governance and decision-making in acute care hospitals, and different models of eHealth governance. The publication provides useful support materials and readings for persons active in developing current understandings of the legal, ethical and governance challenges involved in the eHealth context
Analysis Law
Public health
Medical records -- Data processing
Public health laws
Medical Law
Theories of Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History
Health Informatics
Philosophy of Medicine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical informatics -- Law and legislation.
Medical informatics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Electronic Health Records.
Ethics, Medical.
Form Electronic book
Author George, Carlisle.
Whitehouse, Diane, 1956-
Duquenoy, Penny.
ISBN 3642224741 (electronic bk.)
9783642224744 (electronic bk.)