Right to Privacy and Confidentiality of Diseases on Patient Medical Data during a Pandemic Based on the Perspective of the Health Law of the Republic of Indonesia

Authors : Risa Handayani; St.Muhamad Arafah Sinjar

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 6 - June

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Patient services in hospitals during the current covid-19 pandemic require special handling because it has caused a national and even global health emergency. Management of data and information related to the privacy of Covid patient data must also be carried out properly because the patient data is regulated by law. This study aims to find out how the application of the right to privacy and confidentiality of the disease to the medical data of hospital patients during the Covid-19 pandemic according to the Health Law and how the sanctions are given to hospitals if they do not fulfill the confidentiality of the patient's medical data as a form of legal protection for patients . The results showed that to open the data recorded in the patient's medical record, the patient's consent had to be obtained . Potential protective laws against patients according to Article 56 and 57 carried out preventively to maximize the implementation of inform consent and medical records to prevent violations of the law. While repressive legal protection is in accordance with Article 58, the health service provider implements it in accordance with the applicable legislation, namely through mediation and if it is proven that medical action is not in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures, compensation will be procured.

Keywords : Patient Rights, Patient Medical Records, Patient Legal Protection, Data Covid-19 Handling


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