Protecting Your Health Privacy

Author: Jacqueline Klosek
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313387173
Format: PDF, Mobi
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It's a new era in healthcare. Gone are the day when access to your medical records is limited to you and your doctor. Instead, today, a diverse group of constituencies have interest in and access to your health information. A cascade of changes in technology and the delivery of healthcare are increasing the vulnerability of your medical information. Accordingly, it is now more important than ever to take control over your own health information and take steps to protect your information against privacy breaches that can adversely impact the quality of your health care, your insurability, your employability, your relationships, and your reputation. In clear, non-technical language, privacy lawyer Jacqueline Klosek teaches readers the basics you need to know as an individual healthcare consumer about the ongoing wave of national and state legislation affecting patient privacy: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) of 2009, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. She untangles the increasingly complex ways by which health care providers, insurers, employers, social networking sites, and marketers routinely collect, use, and share our personal health information. "Protecting Your Health Privacy: A Citizen's Guide to Safeguarding the Security of Your Medical Information" empowers ordinary citizens with the knowledge and know-how we need to protect ourselves and our families from prying eyes, medical identity theft, ruinous revelations of socially stigmatizing diseases, and illegal punitive practices by insurers and employers.

The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication

Author: Robert Trager
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1483322734
Format: PDF
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Law of Journalism and Mass Communication, Fourth Edition offers a clear and engaging introduction to media law. Authors Robert Trager, Joseph Russomanno, Susan Dente Ross, and Amy Reynolds present comprehensive coverage and analysis of this essential topic to future journalists and media professionals. The text offers an abundance of photos and feature boxes, as well as a marginal glossary of legal terms and concepts. Readers will explore real-world, landmark cases in context, as well as scenarios from significant cases, to help readers think critically about the concepts learned. Unlike many revisions that simply tack on new content—adding length and undermining clarity—the updates to the Fourth Edition are fully integrated, offering the current state of media law in one comprehensive and understandable discussion.

The ABA Guide to International Business Negotiations

Author: James R. Silkenat
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604423693
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book provides fundamental strategies every lawyer should know before going into e-commerce based international negotiations, including: -How to build trust in negotiations while using internet communications technologies -Negotiating with governments -Cultural background and overviews of legal systems for specific countries -Substantive laws/regulations which impact negotiations -Special comments on use of internet technology in negotiations -Negotiating across cultures in the digital age -Current issues in negotiating business agreements online -Online alternative dispute resolution

Law and Society

Author: Steven Vago
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317346858
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For one-semester undergraduate courses in Law and Society, Sociology of Law, Introduction to Law, and a variety of criminal justice courses offered in departments of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Political Science. Examines the interplay between law and society. Law and Society, 10e provides an informative, balanced and comprehensive analysis of the interplay between law and society. This text presents an overview of the most advanced interdisciplinary and international research, theoretical advances, ongoing debates and controversies. It raises new levels of awareness on the structure and functions of law and legal systems and the principal players in the legal arena and their impact on our lives. In addition, it looks at the legal system in the context of race, class, and gender and considers multicultural and cross-cultural issues in a contemporary and interdisciplinary context.

International Religious Freedom Advocacy

Author: H. Knox Thames
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The first resource of its kind, International Religious Freedom Advocacy equips activists and policymakers with an intimate knowledge of the governmental institutions, NGOs, and laws that work to safeguard religious liberties across the world. Beginning with an overview of the international legal protections, these advocacy veterans explain the intricacies of and resources available within the United Nations, European Union, Council of Europe, Organization of American States, African Union, and more. They conclude with in-depth case studies of Turkmenistan and Vietnam and a host of additional helpful information.

Press standards privacy and libel

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Culture, Media and Sport Committee
Publisher: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 9780215544070
Format: PDF, ePub
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Incorporating HC 275-i-xv of session 2008-09