Standards for Health Information Technology to Ensure Adolescent Privacy

Joint statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Adolescence and Council on Clinical Information Technology regarding how electronic health records should support the special privacy needs of adolescent patients. Acknowledges the basic conflict between parent as the financially responsible party and the adolescent who may want certain kinds of care to be kept private from the parent. Proposes the creation of standards that could support more sophisticated modes of information transmission and display.

Blythe 2012 (Pediatrics) | PubMed 23109684 | Author Search

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