Common Framework for Networked Personal Health Information: CP7- Discrimination and Compelled Disclosures

Publication Date: June 2008

Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation. Connecting for Health

Author(s): Connecting for Health Work Group on Consumer Access Policies for Networked Personal Health Information

Research Area: Health Information Technology

Keywords: Information Policy; Health Information Technology; Personal Health Record (PHR)

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Recommends policies to bar discrimination and "compelled disclosures," such as when the consumer's authorization for release of data is required in order to obtain employment, benefits, or other services.