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Something that helps illustrate a witness’s testimony, such as a map, chart, photograph, x-ray, video tape, movie, sound recording, or model

Demonstrative evidence

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Evidence the court should except into proof

Competent evidence

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Evidence in which witnesses aren’t telling what they know personally, but rather what others have said to them

Hearsay

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A relationship in which a patient’s medical history, conditions, and related information can’t be made known without that patient’s permission

Doctor-patient privilege

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A command issued by the court

Subpoena

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A document that includes a patient’s history, condition, diagnostic and therapeutic treatment, and the results of treatment

Medical record

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A medical provider who has created the data that appears in the record

Author of a medical record

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The confirmation of the content of an entry in a medical record; must be performed by the person who creates the data

Authentication

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When a person becomes an adult

Age of majority

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Documents that records were properly destroyed in the ordinary course of business

Certificate of destruction

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A process of communication between a doctor and a patient in which the doctor explains the factors involved in a recommended medical process

Informed consent

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An authorized person makes a decision for a person who is unable to do so

Substituted consent

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A federal law intended to provide access to government records

Freedom of information act (FOIA)

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Prohibits disclosure of certain medical information by government agencies unless the patient gives written consent

Privacy act of 1974

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The right of privacy derived from the constitution, statutes, and the common law

Legal basis for confidentiality

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Healthcare providers, health plans, healthcare clearinghouses

Three groups to which HIPAA regulations apply

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Any individually identifiable health information

Protected health information (PHI)

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Data about a specific person

Identifiable information

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Information stripped of data that may identify an individual

De-identified information

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Middle ground between identifiable and de-identifiable information (for example, geographic data; dates relating to an individual; unique identifying numbers, characteristics, or codes other than those listed under individual identifiers)

Limited data set

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The provision of healthcare and related services

Treatment

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The activities of healthcare providers to obtain payment or be reimbursed for their services and the activities of a health plan to obtain premiums, to fulfill their coverage responsibilities and provide benefits under the plan, and to obtain or provide reimbursement for the provision of healthcare

Payment

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Certain administrative, financial, legal, and quality improvement activities of a covered entity that are necessary to run its business and to support the core functions of treatment and payment

Healthcare operations

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Responsible for enforcing safety rules in the workplace

Occupational safety and health administration (OSHA)

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An employee who informs OSHA of illegal activities

Whistle blower

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One method many states used to arrange the consents required for the release of identifying information related to adoptions

Mutual consent registry

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Refers to the excessive use or abuse of alcohol or drugs

Substance abuse

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Adopted in 2008; designed to prevent the discriminatory use of genetic information by employers and insurers

Genetic information nondiscrimination act

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Serves as the national focus for developing in applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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The most common screening test used to look for HIV antibodies

Enzyme immunoassay(EIA)