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Title Ethical, legal, and social issues in medical informatics / Penny Duquenoy, Carlisle George, Kai Kimppa, [editors]
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), [2008]
copyright 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 299 pages : illustrations (some color)) : digital files
Contents 1. Online medical consultations : legal, ethical, and social perspectives / Carlisle George, Penny Duquenoy -- 2. Applied ethics and ICT-systems in healthcare / G̐Μưoran Collste -- 3. Trust and clinical information systems / Rania Shibl, Kay Fielden, Andy Bissett, Den Pain -- 4. Values of an electronic social record / Karin Hedstr̐Μưom -- 5. Are agency and responsibility still solely ascribable to humans? : the case of medical decision support systems / Hannah H. Gr̐Μưondahl -- 6. Responsibility in electronic health : what muddles the picture? / Janne Lahtiranta, Kai. K. Kimppa -- 7. Compliance and creativity in grid computing / Anthony E. Solomonide -- 8. Clinical safety and quality management in health IT / Benedict Stanberry -- 9. The impact of information technology in healthcare privacy / Maria Yin Ling Fung, John Paynter -- 10. Compiling medical data into national medical databases : legitimate practice or data protection concern? / Bo̐Μưestjan Ber̐Μưeci̐Μưec, Carlisle George -- 11. Biometrics, human body, and medicine : a controversial history / Emilio Mordini -- 12. Prospects for thought communication : brain to machine and brain to brain / Kevin Warwick, Daniela Cerqui
Summary Presents a fundamental compendium of research on the ethical, social, and legal issues facing the healthcare industry as it adopts information technologies to provide fast, efficient, and cost effective healthcare. An essential resource for every reference library, this comprehensive book offers a multidisciplinary perspective, drawing from the expertise of a wide variety of global industries including law, ethics, medicine, philosophy, and computer science
Analysis Advanced decision support systems
Applied ethics and ICT-systems in healthcare
Cyber medicine
Electronic healthcare information
Electronic social record
Ethics in medical informatics
Implications of telemedicine
Internet doctors
Medical informatics
Online medical consultations
Privacy/security in healthcare
Responsibility in electronic health
Trust and clinical information systems
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on May 25, 2010)
Subject Medical informatics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medical informatics -- Law and legislation.
Medical informatics -- Social aspects.
Medical Informatics -- ethics.
Access to Information -- ethics.
Medical Informatics -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Medical Records Systems, Computerized -- organization & administration.
Social Responsibility.
Form Electronic book
Author Duquenoy, Penny.
George, Carlisle.
Kimppa, Kai.
IGI Global.
LC no. 2007049519
ISBN 9781599047829 (PDF)