Discussions around the preservation of privacy and confidential data of patients parallels discussions about innovation, effectiveness, and quality of care that the use of technology can provide in health services. The use of technology in the management of health services and in the provision of care in hospital establishments can pose ethical issues. An effective solution needs to be concocted before the use of this technology disturbs the privacy practices of today's healthcare systems. This title is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of the preservation of privacy and confidential data of patients. While highlighting topics including privacy laws, ethical issues, and healthcare security, this book is ideally designed for professionals and researchers working in the fields of health, social intervention, and information management.