Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 8 | Lecture: d | Slide: 19
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:Responding to Unethical Practices Health informatics professionals will refrain from impugning the reputation of colleagues but will report to the appropriate authority any unprofessional conduct by a colleague IMIA Code of Ethics, 2011 A health information professional shall take adequate measures to discourage, prevent, expose, and correct the unethical conduct of colleagues AHIMA Code of Ethics, 2011 19
Slide notes:According to the Codes of Ethics of the International Medical Informatics Association and the American Health Information Management Association, its not enough to simply refrain from unethical behavior. Health informatics professionals have ethical duties to discourage others from unethical behavior, to correct ethical problems when they occur, and to expose the unethical practices of others. 19