Patient Privacy and Individual Rights

Topics

Travel/movement restrictions

How the coronavirus could trigger a backslide on freedom around the world
Washington Post
March 16, 2020

What are the ethical considerations of using quarantines?
March 5, 2020
Global Health Now
Jeffrey Kahn answers

Questions To Consider With Coronavirus
February 25, 2020
Midday with Tom Hall on WYPR, featuring Jeffrey Kahn

Health data privacy

Privacy vs. public health: How Pa. and N.J. weigh disclosing coronavirus patient details
WHYY
March 10, 2020
Jeffrey Kahn comments

Keeping coronavirus patients anonymous is crucial to battling the outbreak
USA Today
March 6, 2020
Jeffrey Kahn comments

In a Pandemic, Data Privacy Goes Out the Window
One Zero on Medium
March 4, 2020

Public Health vs. Patient Privacy – How Coronavirus Is Putting HIPAA to the Test
The National Law Review
March 4, 2020

Infectious Diseases in Prisons

To protect inmates and the nation from COVID-19, release offenders who pose no threat
USA Today
An op-ed by Brendan Saloner and Sachini Bandara

Coronavirus behind bars
Axios
March 14, 2020
Len Rubenstein comments

Berman Institute Experts

Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH
Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director; Core Faculty; Robert Henry Levi and Ryda Hecht Levi Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy
Leonard Rubenstein, JD, LLM
Core Faculty; Senior Scientist