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  1. Franklin Collection Service, Inc. v. Patty Kyle, 955 So.2d 284 (2007)

    In this decision from the Supreme Court of Mississippi, the court lays out the perimeters for causes of action arising from disclosure of medical information. Patty Kyle had an unpaid medical bill that the medical service provider assigned to Franklin Col ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  2. New York City’s Initiatives on Diabetes and HIV/AIDS: Implications for Patient Care, Public Health, and Medical Professionalism, Janlori Goldman et al., Am. J. Public Health (2008)

    (The following summary is excerpted in part from the article's abstract): "Two recent [at article's publication] New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene initiatives expanded the mission and scope of public health, with implica ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/10/2019 3:56pm

  3. When Students Test Positive, Their Privacy Fails: The Unconstitutionality of South Carolina's HIV/AIDS Reporting Requirement, Diane M. Degroat, 17 Am. U.J.Gender, Soc. Pol'y and L 751 (2007).

    This law journal comment explores the South Carolina law which mandates that local health departments notify a school's superintendant and nurse if a minor student has HIV or AIDS. This comment argues that this law violates students' constitutio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2019 12:53pm

  4. Guidelines on Protecting the Confidentiality and Security of HIV Information: Proceedings from a Workshop, UNAIDS (2007)

    This draft set of interim guidelines is the result of a three-day workshop held in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2006 on the confidentiality and security of HIV-related information collected for patient monitoring and evaluation. The goal of these guidelines ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 11:07am

  5. People v. Odom, 276 Mich. App. 407, 740 N.W. 2d 557 (2007)

    In 2004, an HIV positive inmate in Michigan was convicted on three counts of assault when he allegedly punched and spat on correctional officers during an altercation. Because he was bleeding from the mouth during the assault, A.O.'s spitting led to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  6. Statement and Recommendations on Scaling Up HIV Testing and Counselling, UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Human Rights

    This statement reinforces the principle that HIV testing and counseling must be implemented in ways that maximize benefits to individuals and public health while respecting, protecting, and fulfilling human rights obligations. The statement was issued by ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/12/2020 5:36pm

  7. HIV Testing Should Require Consent and Promise Privacy, Op-Ed, Sigrid Fry-Revere, San Francisco Chronicle (2007)

    This op-ed piece exposes the fiscal motives behind, and the harmful consequences of, legislative efforts to routinize HIV testing and eliminate written consent. The author, a bio-ethicist at the Cato Institute, notes that a bill before the California Asse ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 11:00am