The Role of Law in Supporting Secondary Uses of Electronic Health Information | Academic Article individual record
abstract

© 2015 American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Inc. Law establishes the foundation for the \"secondary use\" of electronic health information (EHI) for public health purposes. Federal law, state law, and legal tools, such as contracts and policies, support data exchange between providers, facilities, and public health departments. This article describes the legal landscape surrounding secondary use of EHI.

authors
author list (cited authors)
Ramanathan, T., Schmit, C., Menon, A., & Fox, C.
publication date
2015
publisher
published in
keywords
  • Confidentiality
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Information Dissemination
  • United States
  • Humans
citation count

5