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The AMA's medical ethics standards, products, and programs.

Code of Medical Ethics

Opinions on a wide variety of ethical and professional issues that members of the profession confront in their practice, research and teaching.

Opinion 5.07 - Confidentiality: Computers

April 04, 2014 AMA Web Page

Opinion 5.07 - Confidentiality: Computers. Opinion 5.07 - Confidentiality: Computers The utmost effort and care must be taken to protect the confidentiality of all medical records, including computerized medical records. The guidelines below are offered to assist physicians and computer service organizations

AMA's Code of Medical Ethics

December 05, 2014 AMA Web Page

5.051 — 5.055 — 5.059 — 5.0591 — 5.06 — 5.07 — 5.075 — 5.08 — 5.09 — 5.10 — 6.00 - Opinions on Fees and Charges 6.01 — 6.02 — 6.021 — 6.03 — 6.05 — 6.06 — 6.07 — 6.08 — 6.09 — 6.10 — 6.12 — 6.13 — 7.00 - Opinions on Physician

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March 31, 2014 PDF Document

December 17, 2007. 34 American Medical Association. Opinion E-6.02 Fee splitting. AMA Code of Medical Ethics. Chicago, IL: American Medical Association; 2006. 35 American Medical Association. Opinion E-6.03 Fee splitting: Referrals to health care facilities. AMA Code of Medical Ethics. Chicago, IL: American Medical

No. 00-4028 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS F... 

March 31, 2014 PDF Document

these internal staff decisions reflects the unwillingness of courts to substitute their judgment for the professional judgment of hospital officials with superior qualifications to consider and decide such issues.” Adkins, 129 Ill. 2d at 507. See also Claydon v. Sisters of the Third Order, 180 Ill. App. 3d 641,

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March 31, 2014 PDF Document

that information may be used to demonstrate a conflict of 11 interest. However, the specific Opinion that the resolution asks be expanded, E-5.07, 12 “Confidentiality: Computers,” is not the appropriate venue for these concerns. This Opinion 13 primarily applies to the confidentiality of patient records

© 2007 American Medical Association. All Rights Res... 

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1 confidence (see Opinion E-5.05, “Confidentiality”). Moreover, maintenance of privacy is required 2 to protect patients from embarrassment, potential social discrimination, loss of health care 3 coverage, or other detrimental consequences (see Opinion E-5.059, “Privacy in the Context of 4 Health

© 2000 American Medical Association. All Rights Res... 

March 31, 2014 PDF Document

© 2000 American Medical Association. All Rights Res.... Financial Incentives for Organ Procurement. AMA Policy Compendium Database available at http://www.ama-assn.org. 3 Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, American Medical Association. Opinion 2.15: Financial Incentives for Organ Donation. Code of Medical

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factors in the distribution of transplantable organs. The Council previously has determined that such an approach is not acceptable. Section 2.03 of Current Opinions states, in relevant part, that: Societal decisions regarding the allocation of limited health care resources should be based on fair, socially acceptable,