Legal Protection for Doctors in Use of Health Information Technology

Wawan Satriawan, Musakkir ., Arsunan, A.A.


The doctor's responsibility due to an error act in consultation through information technology can be seen from booth civil law and unlawful acts. The responsibility is to obtain compensation for the loss of the patient in the event of medical error or malpractice. This study proposed to find out Doctor's Responsibilities due to Health Consultation through Information Technology. The data source comes from primary legal materials with the binding position. The data collected through inventory procedures and identification of laws and regulations, as well as classification and systematization of legal materials based on the research problem.  The data collection technique used in this research is a literature study.  The results showed that the implementation of medical practice which is the core of various activities in the implementation of health efforts must be carried out by any doctors who have high ethical and moral, expertise and authority which must be continuously improved through continuous education and training, certification, registration, licensing, and fostering supervision, and monitoring so that the implementation of medical practice is by the development of science and technology. With the fulfillment of the element of default, the patient can hold the doctor responsible. The patient can file a lawsuit against the doctor at the District Court, where the dispute occurs because the doctor's actions are contrary to the principles of propriety, the meticulousness, and caution expected of him.

Keywords: Primary, Law, Health Consultation, Technology, Information Technology, Juridical

DOI: 10.7176/JLPG/94-22

Publication date: February 29th 2020


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