Martha L. Jones, PhD, LSW
After completing this chapter, the reader should be able to:
Identify the historical roots of current ethical issues in adoption.
Identify current ethical issues related to adoption situations that health information management (HIM) professionals may confront.
Identify implications of ethical issues for adoption as they relate to other emerging areas for HIM decision making, including increased legislation to support open access to adoption information.
Identify the implications of assisted reproductive technology (ART) (including the adoption of fertilized embryos) in the context of biological heritage and access to information.
Identify possible responses ...