RE-EXAMINING PERCEPTIONS ON HEALTHCARE PRIVACY - Moving from a Punitive Model to an Awareness Model

Mowafa Househ

Abstract

In this position paper, I argue that, in the near future, the advent of social media, patient empowerment, and post-privacy will lead individuals to openly share their personal health information online with other individuals and groups. These actions will undermine the need for current privacy legislation, which cannot prevent individuals from divulging their own personal health information. As a result, current privacy legislation must change from a punitive and restrictive model to a model that empowers and promotes awareness about how individuals use their personal health information online.

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in Harvard Style

Househ M. (2012). RE-EXAMINING PERCEPTIONS ON HEALTHCARE PRIVACY - Moving from a Punitive Model to an Awareness Model . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012) ISBN 978-989-8425-88-1, pages 287-291. DOI: 10.5220/0003873602870291


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf12,
author={Mowafa Househ},
title={RE-EXAMINING PERCEPTIONS ON HEALTHCARE PRIVACY - Moving from a Punitive Model to an Awareness Model},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={287-291},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003873602870291},
isbn={978-989-8425-88-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012)
TI - RE-EXAMINING PERCEPTIONS ON HEALTHCARE PRIVACY - Moving from a Punitive Model to an Awareness Model
SN - 978-989-8425-88-1
AU - Househ M.
PY - 2012
SP - 287
EP - 291
DO - 10.5220/0003873602870291