Health data in the information age: use, disclosure, and privacy

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Regional health care databases are being established around the country with the goal of providing timely and useful information to policymakers, physicians, and patients. But their emergence is raising important and sometimes controversial questions about the collection, quality, and appropriate use of health care data. This book provides a clear set of guidelines and principles for exploiting the potential benefits of aggregated health data--without jeopardizing confidentiality. Index.

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SUMMARY
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INTRODUCTION
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HEALTH DATABASES AND HEALTH DATABASE
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