Protecting Patient Privacy

Protecting Patient Privacy

Consider the following questions:

What potential legal and ethical issues can occur from improper use of CDS systems?
How can improper use and the resulting legal and ethical issues be prevented?

For this discussion post, assume you are a data analyst who is visited by the head of the legal department in your health care organization. He recently attended a seminar on the legal implications of using CDS systems. He tells you that user education is missing from current organizational practices. Write a post in which you discuss creative ways that users can be educated to avoid legal and ethical problems that can arise from improper use of CDS system.