Why is it Essential to Maintain Transparency while Protecting Patient Privacy?

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Knowledge and information are power. Amid most other types of leverage an individual can possess, the Informational Power- is the most transient and gullible of all. Once we relinquish our information, so we do give away our potential. Of course, we also understand that for us to thrive, we must too be willing to share our valuable information and knowledge. Then comes the question of when, how, and in exchange for what!? — To answer, we must also understand the differences between confidentiality, privacy, transparency, and personal exposure.

Knowledge and information are two assets that hold quality and values. Historically, the human being has been able to harness the importance of education and return the benefits to the individuals but with restrictions and monopoly of the licensing scheme. Nonetheless, it is still a step towards giving back the power of knowledge to the owner. Unfortunately, we can say that about raw personal data, in this case, patient and physician information. Let us be clear that the latter is exclusive of delivery of medical service, which carries its own set of monopolistic obstacles. …

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Adam Tabriz, MD

“Peace of mind would come to all people through the universal respect for the basic human rights of everyone”

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