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confidentiality

 [kon-fĭ-den-she-al´ĭ-te]
a substantive rule in bioethics saying that the information a patient reveals to a health care provider is private and has limits on how and when it can be disclosed to a third party; usually the provider must obtain permission from the patient to make such a disclosure.

con·fi·den·ti·al·i·ty

(kon'fi-den-shē-al'i-tē),
The legally protected right afforded to (and duty required of) specifically designated health care professionals not to disclose information discerned or communicated during consultation with a patient.
[L. con-fido, to trust, be assured]

confidentiality

/con·fi·den·ti·al·i·ty/ (kon″fĭ-den″she-al´ĭ-te) the principle in medical ethics that the information a patient reveals to a health care provider is private and has limits on how and when it can be disclosed to a third party.

confidentiality

[kon′fiden′shē·al′itē]
1 the nondisclosure of information except to another authorized person.
2 (in research) protection of study participants such that an individual participant�s identity cannot be linked to the information provided to the researcher and is never publicly divulged.

confidentiality

Medspeak-UK
The non-disclosure of the private information of another. The state of data privacy, which is generally held under legal and ethical obligations of non-disclosure.

Patient privacy 
An implied agreement between a physician and a patient that all information related by the patient is to be held in the strictest of confidence, unless it is illegal and/or dangerous to society.

Psychiatry
The ethical principle that a physician may not reveal any information disclosed in the course of medical care, unless the patient who disclosed that information poses a threat to him/herself or others. Psychiatrists need a lower disclosure threshold, because they may see patients in their practice who are mentally volatile and potentially dangerous.

confidentiality

Psychiatry The ethical principle that a physician may not reveal any information disclosed in the course of medical care. See Anne Sexton, Bennett-Leahy bill, Doctor-patient relationship, Hippocratic Oath, Malpractice, Privilege, Privileged communication.

con·fi·den·ti·al·i·ty

(kon'fi-den-shē-al'i-tē)
The statutorily protected right and duty of health professionals not to disclose information acquired during consultation with a patient.
[L. con-fido, to trust, be assured]

confidentiality

The principle which protects the right of patients to expect that details of their medical conditions should be divulged only to those who need to know them for medical purposes.

con·fi·den·ti·al·i·ty

(kon'fi-den-shē-al'i-tē)
The legally protected right afforded to (and duty required of) specifically designated health care professionals not to disclose information discerned or communicated during consultation with a patient.
[L. con-fido, to trust, be assured]

confidentiality,

n the nondisclosure of certain information except to another authorized person.

confidentiality

secrecy relating to information. All clinical data have a degree of confidentiality, the level varying with the information and the circumstances.
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Under the erstwhile provisions under Central Excise and Central Sale Tax (CST) Rules there were in-built safeguards to protect confidentiality of business transactions.
Ma Yongsheng pointed out in the report, we should focus on strengthening publicity and education, and effectively enhance the full sense of confidentiality and ability.
The confidentiality agreement is valid for a specific period of time, however the rights and obligations arising thereof survive for a longer period stated in the agreement.
The critical importance of confidentiality was reaffirmed by the D.
The proposal, which was conditional upon the execution of a confidentiality agreement and the receipt of information, was for USD 58.
A qualitative research approach was adopted as the aim was to explore healthcare students' views and experiences of confidentiality as an ethical principle.
This is not to suggest that you should abandon designation of documents under a confidentiality order altogether.
The scope of the professional duty of confidentiality is much broader than that of the privilege.
International arbitration forums with support from international and governmental bodies should propose and support a uniform confidentiality rule to create more certainty in cross border and global transactions.
Observance of the confidentiality principle is an obligation
Stating that he had asked jurists about the removal of the confidentiality of MGK documents by the prime minister, Baransu said in his report: "I spoke to various jurists.
I refer to the above confidentiality issues in a firm's policies and procedures, and include corresponding forms of confidentiality agreements.

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