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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

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]
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Attack on confidential communication: The adversary E having [ID.sub.i] h(x [parallel] [e.sub.i]) and [e.sub.i] corresponding to the user U can intercept messages {C[ID.sub.i] [B.sub.i] [C.sub.i] [e.sub.i]} and {[K.sub.s], [V.sub.s]} from the open network.
Of course, the possible consequences of secretly recording a confidential communication do not stop there.
His book is not the first to selectively reveal confidential communications between the Justices and their law clerks.
Today's environmental health professional, particularly if s/he enters the private sector, is almost certain to encounter the term, "Attorney/Client Privilege." Simply stated, this privilege protects confidential communication between an individual and a lawyer.
As for your third question, I do not know of any case of willful or intentional leaking of confidential FOMC information to the press or the public, although I am aware that there has been confidential communication with appropriate senior administration officials.
4) An ombudsperson should maintain confidentiality even if his/her client has revealed the same confidential communication to a third party who is not bound to keep that information confidential.
In an application to the Supreme Court chief justice, the Shuhada Forum consisting of the parents of the deceased students had said they wanted to know about the security steps taken in the wake of the confidential communication and the officials, who didn't take that 'threat alert' seriously.
The Russian offer, passed on through a confidential communication channel between the militaries of the two nations, was initially reported by Reuters on Sunday after the agency obtained a US government memo about it, RT reported.
4078), where the Supreme Court stressed that the privilege against disclosure of confidential communication or information does not extend to those made in contemplation of a crime or perpetration of fraud.
The confidential communication examines Israel's investigative system in light of the complementarity requirements established in Article 17 of the ICC Statute.
I am extremely angry that this confidential communication has been made public."

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