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Medical Information in Professional Health Care

  • Screening
  • Examination
  • Laboratory tests
  • Treatment information
  • Discharge information
  • Emergency care
  • Immunization
  • Prescriptions
  • Controlled substances
  • Health insurance
  • Billing information
  • Definition of health information
  • Confidential medical communications
  • Records disclosure to patient
  • Public health
  • Telemedicine
  • Interstate

Specific Health Topics

  • Pregnancy
  • Neonatal testing
  • Reproductive health
  • Mental health
  • Occupational injury/illness
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis
  • Communicable diseases
  • STDs
  • Dental
  • Cancer
  • Birth defects
  • Genetic disease
  • Donor information
  • Abuse
  • Child abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Elder abuse
  • Sex crime

Categories of Patients and Persons

  • Infant
  • Child
  • Student
  • Women
  • Elderly
  • Recipient of social security
  • Incapacitated
  • Developmentally disabled
  • Disabled
  • Mental health patient
  • User of reproductive health services
  • Victim of domestic violence
  • Employee
  • Prisoner
  • Athlete
  • Decedent
  • Enrollee
  • Driver

Medical Information Outside of Treatment

  • Mandatory examination
  • Mandatory testing
  • Private party requirement
  • Government benefits
  • Driver license
  • Judicial
  • Medical disciplinary proceeding
  • Investigations
  • Obligatory reporting
  • Agency information sharing
  • Records disclosure to subject
  • Confidential legal communications
  • Marketing
  • Research
  • Personnel records
  • Official records
  • Occupational injury/illness
  • Prisoner injury
  • Domestic violence
  • Guardianship
  • Adoption
  • Child custody and support
  • Genetic testing
  • Immunity from liability
  • Federal-state

Entities Controlling Medical Information

  • Health care provider
  • Mental health professional
  • Insurer
  • Non-health insurer
  • Agency
  • Boards
  • Employer
  • Business associate
  • Business
  • Medical examiner
  • Pharmacist
  • Laboratory
  • Law enforcement
  • Guardian
  • Personal representative
  • Lawyer

Medical Records

  • Mandatory record keeping
  • Records maintenance
  • Records accuracy
  • Records review
  • Records accessibility
  • Electronic health record
  • Records destruction
  • Redacted records
  • Safeguards
  • Tracing of disclosures
  • Redisclosure
  • Notice of records breach