Patient Confidentiality – The Duty to Protect Doctrine Violated

Dr. Peel, the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Patient Privacy Rights, gave a recent interview with C- Span about the millions of entities which have access to “electronic patient records”.  This means therapists who made earlier, honest, attempts to provide the securest environment for their patients’ records, still have a major difficulty to contend with. Physicians can anticipate similar patient confidentiality issues as well.

You can learn more about Patient Privacy Rights here.

Vikki

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