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Ethical Issues and Security Monitoring Trends in Global Healthcare

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Ethical Issues and Security Monitoring Trends in Global Healthcare: Technological Advancements identifies practices and strategies being developed using the new technologies that are available. This book encourages academics, teachers, researchers, and professionals to engage in thoughtful consideration of the impact that these tools might have on public health and safety practices.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Foreword
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Trends in Global Healthcare
    1. Chapter 1: Will Comparative Effectiveness Research Lead to Healthcare Rationing?
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Progression of Healthcare Technology and Related Legislation
      4. The Impact of Privacy and Security on CER
      5. The Impact of Interoperability on Comparative Effectiveness Research
      6. The Impact of Adoption on Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)
      7. The Impact of Collaborative Governance on Comparative Effectiveness Research
      8. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 2: Health Care Information Systems and the Risk of Privacy Issues for the Disabled
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Privacy and Disability Legislation
      5. The High Potential for Security Breaches
      6. Increased Privacy Exposure in the Network for Disability Care
      7. Global Privacy Considerations and the Disabled
      8. Medical Records Access and Patient Rights
      9. Developmentally Disabled Employment Practices
      10. Health Care Pre-Employment Information Requests and Patient Privacy
      11. Dependent Care
      12. Developmental Education and Privacy
      13. Accurate and Secure Conversion of Patient Files
      14. Securing Online Access to Medical Records
      15. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 3: Hippocratic Database and Active Enforcement
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Hippocratic Oath, Confidentiality and Beneficence
      4. Hippocratic Database and Active Enforcement Overview
      5. European Union Data Protection Directive
      6. Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development
      7. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
      8. HDB Active Enforcement
      9. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 4: Implementation Issues on a National Electronic Health Record Network
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background of Regulatory Controls in Health Care
      4. Health Information Exchange
      5. Obstacles to the Implementation of Electronic Health Records
      6. Physician Concerns
      7. Patient Concerns
      8. Global Concerns
      9. Sensitive Data Concerns
      10. Security Concerns
      11. Legal Issues
      12. Effective Measures to Counter Obstacles
      13. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 5: Health Kiosk Technologies
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Administrative and Information Gathering
      4. Dispensing
      5. Personal Health Services and Wellbeing
      6. Adoption and Spread
      7. Dedication
    6. Chapter 6: eHealth Governance, A Key Factor for Better Health Care
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Healthcare & Healthcare System
      4. ICT
      5. IT and eHealth Governance
      6. eHealth and Health Service Organisation Strategic Alignment
      7. Perception of Business-IT Alignment
      8. IT Governance Standards, Frameworks and Tools
      9. The Stages Implementing IT Governance within the Health Care Organisations
    7. Chapter 7: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Considerations for Healthcare Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Healthcare Technology Considerations
      4. A Project Approach to Healthcare Technology BC/DR Planning
      5. Managing a DR Environment and a BC Culture in a Healthcare Setting
      6. Conclusion
    8. Chapter 8: E-Discovery and Health Care IT
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Get to Know the System Better
      4. Laws Relating to the Healthcare Industry
      5. Implementation of a Policy to Address the New E-Discovery Rules
      6. Best Practices for Message Management
      7. Capability to Enforce a Litigation Hold
      8. Litigation Response Plan
      9. Conclusion
    9. Chapter 9: The Nationwide Health Information Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 2: Security in the Healthcare Industry
    1. Chapter 10: A Medical Data Trustworthiness Assessment Model
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. A TRUST NOTATION FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
      5. PREVIOUS WORK: REPUTATION SYSTEMS
      6. BETA REPUTATION SYSTEM
      7. DIRICHLET REPUTATION SYSTEM
      8. SUBJECTIVE LOGIC
      9. MEDICAL DATA TRUSTWORTHINESS NETWORK STRUCTURE
      10. HEALTHCARE AUTHORITY
      11. REPUTATION CENTRE
      12. MEDICAL DATA TRUSTWORTHINESS ASSESSMENT SERVICE
      13. MDTA PROTOCOL
      14. MEASURING THE TRUSTWORTHINESS OF MEDICAL DATA
      15. INTERNAL ASSESSMENT
      16. EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT
      17. CASE SCENARIO
      18. IMPLEMENTATION
      19. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 11: Using Biometrics to Secure Patient Health Information
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 3: Ethical Implications of Security Monitoring in Health Care
    1. Chapter 12: Ubiquitous Use of RFID in the Health Industry
      1. Abstract
      2. WHAT IS RFID?
      3. CATEGORIES OF TYPICAL RFID USE IN HEALTHCARE
      4. RFID USE TO MANAGE PATIENTS AND EMPLOYEES
      5. RFID USE TO TRACK MEDICAL ASSETS
      6. RFID USE TO TRACK MEDICAL RECORDS
      7. RFID USE TO TRACK MEDICATION AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES
      8. RFID USE TO IMPROVE INFECTION CONTROL
      9. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 13: Caught in the Web
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE CONCEPT OF PRIVACY
      4. THE CONCEPT OF CONFIDENTIALITY
      5. PHYSICAL, INFORMATIONAL, AND DECISIONAL PRIVACY
      6. PUBLIC CONCERNS
      7. MISUSES OF PATIENT HEALTH DATA
      8. FAIR INFORMATION PRACTICES
      9. EVOLUTION OF A NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION NETWORK
      10. PROTECTING MEDICAL PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY
      11. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 14: Nursing, Ethics, and Healthcare Policy
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 15: Why Doesn’t Information Systems Vision Exist in the Healthcare Sector?
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Looking for Evidence
      4. Organizing Vision for IT Initiatives
      5. Why Have Information Systems Vision for Healthcare?
      6. A ‘Good For Healthcare’ Label
      7. Conclusion
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors
  12. Index