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I need a research paper for Penn Foster Confidentiality in

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I need a research paper for Penn Foster Confidentiality in Allied Health 02302800.

Go to and

read the instructions for research projects.

Then, follow these instructions to access one article on ethics:

1. Go to the American Medical Association's Web site at

2. In the Search box, type Opinion 5.07.

3. Click on GO.

4. In the list of search results, look for "AMA Code of

Medical Ethics :: Opinion 5.07." It should be one of

the first items listed.

5. Open the link to Opinion 5.07 and print a copy for your


Use Opinion 5.07 and information from other research you

conduct to find answers to the following questions. Explain

each of your answers.

1. Should corrections be date and time stamped?

2. When should a patient be advised of the existence of

computerized databases containing medical information

about the patient?

3. When should the patient be notified of the purging of

archaic or inaccurate information?

4. When should the computerized medical database be

online to the computer terminal?

5. When the computer service bureau destroys or erases

records, should the erasure be verified by the bureau

to the physician?

6. Should individuals and organizations with access to the

databases be identified to the patient?

7. Does the AMA ethics opinion mention encryption as a

technique for security?

8. In regard to electronic medical records (EMRs), what is

the policy for disclosing authorized data requested by

third parties?


This project is designed to expose you to some real-world

discussion on confidentiality of computerized medical records

as documented by the American Medical Association and to

give you an opportunity to demonstrate your written communication

and research skills.

Submitted: 7 years ago.
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