Privacy legislation and research

Carapetis, Jonathan R., Passmore, Jonathon W., & O'Grady, Kerry-Ann (2002) Privacy legislation and research. Medical Journal of Australia, 177(9), p. 523.

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Abstract

To the Editor: The Victorian Health Records Act 2001 became operational on 1 July 2002. This legislation provides important protection for the individual against misuse of health information through the establishment of Health Privacy Principles. We support the spirit of this legislation, but would like to draw attention to its potential effects on multicentre research and disease surveillance...

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ID Code: 64693
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: 623TF
Times Cited:6
Cited References Count:1
Keywords: privacy, legislation
ISSN: 0025-729X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Deposited On: 25 Nov 2013 00:38
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2013 00:38

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