Subject: Privacy

Clinical Ethics, Politics, Privacy

Privacy, Honesty, and the Public’s Need to Know in Presidential Medicine

by Mack Lipkin MD & Arthur Caplan, Ph.D. The President’s doctor recently chose to triangulate himself in an ethica...

October 18, 2020

Privacy, Public Health, Research Ethics, Vulnerable Populations

Duties When an Anonymous Student Health Survey Finds a Hot Spot of Suicidality

Abstract Public health agencies regularly survey randomly selected anonymous students to track drug use, sexual activiti...

Justice, Privacy, Public Health, Vulnerable Populations

Reassessing the Ethics of Molecular HIV Surveillance in the Era of Cluster Detection and Response: Toward HIV Data Justice

Abstract In the United States, clinical HIV data reported to surveillance systems operated by jurisdictional departments...

Informed Consent, Justice, Privacy, Public Health

We Are People, Not Clusters!

Abstract As advocates and scholars, including people living with HIV, we have been engaged in a critical debate over mol...

Gender Disparities, Informed Consent, Media, Politics, Privacy, Social Media

#MedBikini: A Lesson in Irony and the Pitfalls of Policing Professionalism

by Andrew Helmers, MDCM, MHSc (Bioethics), MSc, FRCPC The Journal of Vascular Surgery (and Irony) published a rather odd...

July 27, 2020

Cultural, Decision making, Health Regulation & Law, HIV/AIDS, Privacy, Public Health

Who Has A Right to Know A Person is COVID Positive: Lessons from HIV

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. In a lawsuit this week, a judge in Cook County (IL) ruled against a suburban that wanted to forc...

May 6, 2020

Informed Consent, Privacy, Public Health, Technology

The Value and Ethics of Using Technology to Contain the COVID-19 Epidemic

by Alex Dubov, Ph.D. and Steven Shoptaw, Ph.D. Introduction As the world grapples with COVID-19, experts are calling for...

April 23, 2020

Privacy, Public Health, Technology

Would You Give Up Your Cell Phone Location Data to Fight COVID?

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. One of the most powerful tools that epidemiologists have for containing an outbreak is contact t...

March 25, 2020

Ethics, Health Disparities, Privacy, Social Justice, Technology

The Consumer Electronic Show and The Ethics of Consumer Digital Health

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. This week Las Vegas hosted the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) where tech companies can sho...

January 10, 2020

Ethics, Privacy

Is Public Health Outreach All Sunnyside Up or Is It A Shell Game?

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. Last week, I received an automated phone call from my local grocery chain saying that I had purc...

January 2, 2020

Environmental Ethics, Gender Disparities, Genetics, Global Ethics, Health Care, Health Disparities, Health Regulation & Law, Human Subjects Research & IRBs, In Memoriam, Justice, Neuroethics, Pharmaceuticals, Politics, Privacy, Professionalism, Public Health, Reproductive Ethics, Science, Social Justice, Technology

Top Ten Bioethics Stories of 2019

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. and Keisha Ray, Ph.D. The end of the year usually brings a media blitz of top ten lists for the ...

December 29, 2019

Ethics, Health Care, Health Regulation & Law, Informed Consent, Philosophy & Ethics, Privacy, Professional Ethics

Project Nightingale: The Need to Connect Data with Dignity

by Ann Mongoven, Ph.D. [Editor’s note: Breaking news about a new data contract between Amazon and the U.K’s ...

December 9, 2019

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