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Issue No.02 - March-April (2013 vol.15)
pp: 8-11
David Larson , University of Illinois Springfield
Keith W. Miller , University of Illinois Springfield
The rapidly growing use of medical software raises many ethical and privacy issues. This column builds on a previous IT Ethics column, which presented a model of trust focused around software. The authors map out different trust relationships that exist between stakeholders in medical record automation to master the trust issues in this complex sociotechnical system.
Trust management, Electronic medical records, Ethics, Privacy, information technology, software trust, medical records software, electronic medical records, ethics
David Larson, Keith W. Miller, "Medical Records and Software Trust", IT Professional, vol.15, no. 2, pp. 8-11, March-April 2013, doi:10.1109/MITP.2013.32
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