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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.11.NQ66071

ETHICAL IMPLICATION OF EHEALTH HEALTHCARE DECISION MAKING IN PUBLIC HEALTH CARE SECTOR

Dr. Leena Kar,Dr. Sisir Ranjan Dash,Dr. Shrabantee Sar,Dr. Bishwaranjan Purohit

Abstract

The healthcare as a science has been developed in last few era and providing service to all age group and gender for age group and gender for different type of diseases. The streams of healthcare include gynec, paediatric, medicine, surgery, orthopedic, mental health, ENT, dental, neurology, plastic surgery etc. The consutants practising ehealth belonging to specific streams of above medical science has some ethical dilemmas and constraints while delivering the services. The usage of technology though facilitated the healthcare practice in oteher way it has created a moral issue which is questioning the conscience of the medical practitioner. There are many concern while using ehealth practice such as privacy of patients, privacy of data, proper transmission of data related to health of a patient, collection of data within a time frame without breakdown of flow, accuracy of advice or diagnosis given to a patient. Whether using ehealth or usage of technology is right or wrong is discussed in this article taking the public health ethical principles in to consideration.

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