By Paul S. Appelbaum MD, Thomas G. Gutheil MD
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Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1998. 4. Appelbaum PS. A “health information infrastructure” and the threat to confidentiality of health records. Psychiatric Serv 1998;49:27–28, 33. 5. Melonas JM. Confidentiality in the era of managed care. Psychiatr Pract Managed Care 1999;5:6–9. 6. Friedland B. HIV, confidentiality and the right to warn: the health care provider’s dilemma. Ma Law Rev 1995;80:3–20. 7. Powell T. Burning the record: reflections on psychiatry, confidentiality and history. J Practical Psychiatry Behav Health 1998;4:202–208.
Appelbaum PS. A “health information infrastructure” and the threat to confidentiality of health records. Psychiatric Serv 1998;49:27–28, 33. 5. Melonas JM. Confidentiality in the era of managed care. Psychiatr Pract Managed Care 1999;5:6–9. 6. Friedland B. HIV, confidentiality and the right to warn: the health care provider’s dilemma. Ma Law Rev 1995;80:3–20. 7. Powell T. Burning the record: reflections on psychiatry, confidentiality and history. J Practical Psychiatry Behav Health 1998;4:202–208.
Write letter as if patient will read it—patients often do. 6. Whenever possible, review letter with patient before it is sent. 7. When patient requests falsification or omission: a. Derive stance from incorruptibility. b. Side with healthier part of patient’s ego. c. Discuss issues thoroughly with patient. Appelbaum_CH01_001-032 30 10/26/06 6:10 PM Page 30 APPELBAUM & GUTHEIL ● Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry & the Law B. CHECKLIST FOR RELEASE OF INFORMATION WITHOUT PATIENT’S CONSENT 1. Determine if one of usual exceptions apply, including: a.
Clinical handbook of psychiatry & the law by Paul S. Appelbaum MD, Thomas G. Gutheil MD