Discusses the impact of the HIPAA privacy rule on the creation of research databases and repositories, and research that uses identifiable health information in repositories and databases.
This article advocates for sharing the results of clinical trials as an important means for advancing medical knowledge and promoting health.
An extensive listing of biobanks, tissue banks, and biorepositories, with links to all institutions.
A list of key cases that have helped define the physician-patient relationship generally, as well as some key exceptions to the general rule.
This site describes HIPAA and relevant Affordable Care Act provisions, as well as a
variety of HIPAA-related resources.
As more patient data from clinical trials is shared by sponsors and investigators, this article provides a suggested framework for broad sharing of participant-level data from clinical trials and related technical documents.
This site includes information about physician duties to their patients and how those duties can be incurred and discharged.
A basic primer on the doctor-patient relationship, including creation, duties, and termination.
This article outlines issues in the evolving doctor-patient relationship with respect to clinical care, clinical research, and populations and health care systems.