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A review of Australian health privacy regulation regarding the use and disclosure of identified data to conduct data linkage

Lovett, Ray; Fisher, Jodie; Al-Yaman, Fadwa; Dance, Phyllis; Vally, Hassan


Objective: To review Australian legislation about privacy, focusing on provisions within the regulations to conduct health research using identified data and lobby for regulatory change in the ACT. Method: A systematic review of Commonwealth and jurisdiction health privacy regulation. Results: Australia has a number of regulations for the protection of privacy of health information. In addition to Commonwealth privacy laws, there are jurisdictional regulations concerning protection of health...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2008.00230.x


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