Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 8 | Lecture: d | Slide: 17
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Ethics and Professionalism
Lecture:Ethical issues in health informatics
Slide content:Duties Owed to Employers Competence, diligence, integrity, and loyalty Best data security measures Highest possible qualitative standards of data collection, storage, retrieval, processing, accessing, communication, and utilization Appropriate systems for evaluating the technical, legal, and ethical acceptability of the data IMIA Code of Ethics, 2011 17
Slide notes:The Code of Ethics of the International Medical Informatics Association lists nine general duties that informatics professionals owe to their employers. Generally, these include competence, diligence, integrity, and loyalty. In addition, health informatics professionals must ensure that all processes are performed to the highest possible standards, and that all requirements and standards regarding security are met. The Code also says that informatics professionals should have systems for reviewing their processes and practices to make sure they are current and effective. 17