CONFIDENTIALITY RIGHTS OF MEDICAL RECORDING IN REVIEW OF CONSUMER PROTECTION ASPECTS
Keywords:Medical Secrets, Patient Rights, Consumer Protection
This research aims to find the Confidentiality of Medical Records as part of Consumer Protection. Legal protection of patient confidentiality and privacy rights regarding disease information in health services is an inseparable part of the patient's privacy rights, therefore spreading information about the patient's illness (health) without the patient's knowledge is an act against the law, in this case, the patient can sue and demand compensation, even those who distribute it can be prosecuted by criminal law. This study uses a normative juridical research method. This study examines literature material consisting of legal material and is supported by secondary legal material which involves thorough research either between the level of regulations or above where the object of study is a document of legal regulations.
The findings of this study are that the ownership of medical records as a movable object according to the law of the material needs to be rearranged, the contents of medical records can be given to the owner. Before providing the contents of the medical record, health facilities must explain the contents of the record to the patient/family to avoid multiple interpretations, sign a statement if one day the confidentiality of the contents of the medical record is open. / it is no longer a secret, so the person responsible is the person who signs the receipt of medical records from health facilities so that promotive, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative health services realize the ideal of this nation, namely a healthy Indonesia.
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