Legal Matters: The Legal Context of Health Informatics in Global Pandemics
Kaplan, B. Legal Matters: The Legal Context of Health Informatics in Global Pandemics, Context Sensitive Health Informatics: The Role of Informatics in Global Pandemics, eds. R Marcilly, L Dusseljee-Peute, CE Kuziemsky, X Zhu, P Elkin, Am- sterdam: IOS Press, 2021,11-15. doi:10.3233/SHTI210627
5 Pages Posted: 16 Nov 2021 Last revised: 31 Jan 2022
Date Written: November 12, 2021
Law and regulation have not received much attention as part of the context shaping and being shaped by health informatics. Telemedicine, data, devices and software, and electronic health records (EHRs) are examples of how technologies are affected by privacy, intellectual property protections, and other law and regulation.
Keywords: Health informatics, law, regulation, telemedicine, privacy, medical devices, software, electronic health records, privacy, vendor contracts, intellectual property, ethics, ELSI, COVID-19
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