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Cyberinfo: Privacy and Personal Health Data in Cyberspace

Jeams Day

Citation Information : Day J. Cyberinfo: Privacy and Personal Health Data in Cyberspace. J Contemp Dent Pract 1999; 1 (4):19-24.

DOI: 10.5005/jcdp-1-4-19

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-11-2004

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2000; The Author(s).


In this series of articles, the author discusses the potential risks, benefits, and liabilities in using electronic communications and computer-based record keeping for patients’ medical data. Article #1 in this series reviews the foundations of privacy for personal information and the current practices of collecting disaggregated private personal and medical data made possible on the Internet by software and hardware configurations.

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