Vol IX, Issue 2 Date of Publication: April 21, 2024
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20529/IJME.2023.078

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COMMENTARY: Protecting healthcare privacy: Analysis of data protection developments in India

Paarth Naithani
Patient privacy is essential and so is ensuring confidentiality in the doctor-patient relationship. However, today’s reality is that patient information is increasingly accessible to third parties outside this relationship. This article discusses India's data protection framework and assesses data protection developments in India including the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023.

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©Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2023: Open Access and Distributed under the Creative Commons license ( CC BY-NC-ND 4.0),
which permits only non-commercial and non-modified sharing in any medium, provided the original author(s) and source are credited.

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