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Electronic Health Records and Medical Big Data: Law and Policy

ISBN13: 9781107166547
Published: December 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £59.99
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781316617687

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This book helps readers gain an in-depth understanding of electronic health record (EHR) systems, medical big data, and the regulations that govern them. It analyzes both the shortcomings and benefits of EHR systems, exploring the law's response to the creation of these systems, highlighting gaps in the current legal framework, and developing detailed recommendations for regulatory, policy, and technological improvements. Electronic Health Records and Medical Big Data addresses not only privacy and security concerns but also other important challenges, such as those related to data quality and data analysis. In addition, the author formulates a large body of recommendations to improve the technology's safety, security, and efficacy for both clinical and secondary (such as research) uses of medical data.

Medical Law

Part I:
1. EHRs: attributes, benefits, and shortcomings
2. EHR system regulation: meaningful use and certification standard
3. EHR data security
4. EHR systems and litigation

Part II:
5. Medical big data and its benefits
6. Medical big data research: privacy and autonomy concerns
7. Medical big data quality and analysis concerns
8. The special case of open data


Series: Bioethics and Law

Regulating Patient Safety: The End of Professional Dominance? ISBN 9780521190992
Published March 2017
Cambridge University Press
The Global Health Crisis: Ethical Responsibilities ISBN 9781107190351
Published March 2017
Cambridge University Press
Solidarity in Biomedicine and Beyond ISBN 9781107074248
Published January 2017
Cambridge University Press
Empirical Bioethics: Practical and Theoretical Perspectives ISBN 9781107078475
Published December 2016
Cambridge University Press
Electronic Health Records and Medical Big Data: Law and Policy ISBN 9781316617687
Published December 2016
Cambridge University Press
Bioethics, Medicine and the Criminal Law: Medicine, Crime and Society ISBN 9781107021532
Published January 2013
Cambridge University Press