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  •  I wondered about HIPAA/privacy violations (7+ / 0-)
    And the doctor who refused to refer that woman for a second opinion should be referrred to the medical board for breach of his ethical duty and medical malpractice.
    by the nurse.
    "If any health-care provider shares medical information about you without your consent, that is a HIPAA violation. This includes telling people of your condition, discussing your condition in public, or using your information in a medical brief (an instructional tool for other doctors like a book or a presentation) without your consent."

    Read more: What Constitutes a HIPAA Violation? | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/...

    "Push the button, Max!" Jack Lemmon as Professor Fate, The Great Race

    by bartcopfan on Mon Mar 14, 2011 at 11:06:34 AM PDT

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