Source: Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews
Date Published: 2019
This article describes the need for maintaining confidentiality for teenage minors receiving health services as an important aspect of ethical clinical practice, and provides a summary of systemic regulatory and administrative complexities involving adolescent confidentiality and the current challenges faced by health providers. It offers suggestions on how health care institutions can make internal changes — eg, additional physician training, revision of consent forms, inclusion of useful electronic medical record features — that broaden confidentiality protection for minors.
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics
Source: Texas Department of State Health Services