This paper is published in Volume-6, Issue-3, 2020
Computer Science
Akshay Mittal
University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky, United States
Pub. Date
18 June, 2020
Paper ID
Privacy, Policy, Data, Security, Healthcare, Cloud Computing, Bigdata


Akshay Mittal. Privacy policies of health care companies, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology,

Akshay Mittal (2020). Privacy policies of health care companies. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 6(3)

Akshay Mittal. "Privacy policies of health care companies." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 6.3 (2020).


The need for and importance of privacy policies across the healthcare continuum is based on the basic and fundamental human rights. International laws and regulations are linked to the physician’s oath of confidentiality and secrecy. The general medical council provides formwork for healthcare to design the privacy policy to protect confidentiality. Various fields across healthcare continue like a chronic disease which might make a patient terminally ill for e.g. Human immune deficiency virus (HIV), types of cancers make patients vulnerable and depressed to a great dept. Humans are social animals and are psychologically affected by treatment. Studies are shown that the placebo effect at patients who are terminally ill has given them a chance to be more psychologically fir and healthier. The second example is international surrogacy laws, confidentiality, and privacy policies are of utmost legal importance determining the paternity of the child. Confidentiality and privacy policies are made and communicated to all stakeholders including staff and patients to ensure correct implementation and full protection of patient’s data. According to the federal of the country, every organization needs to maintain privacy in policies. In an age where technology is overpowering the healthcare industry and cybersecurity threat is always looming above the head, there is a need to develop and implement more stringent privacy policies. Confidentiality and privacy policies must be communicated to the end-users so as to ensure their consent for the treatment and to boost their confidence, their data, and their treatment. These data must remain confidential at all costs. Confidentiality must be maintained while it is processing. The data processing involves creating, storing, and sharing.