Clinical Informatics News spoke with Director of Informatics Liz Worthey, PhD about the importance of patient consent.

Worthey emphasized the wide range of highly complicated moral, ethical, and legal dilemmas involved along with the need to handle these issues with care.

From Worthey’s vantage point, the fact that the consent process is lengthy and somewhat difficult is actually a good thing, and working diligently to ensure that people buy in and fully understand the implications of consent is more crucial than moving full steam ahead.

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