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'OK doc, I'm rolling': Physicians told to expect patients recording them

Physicians are being advised by their insurer that patients could record them using smartphones — with or without permission. Under Canadian law, consent isn't required to record another person. But it gets complicated if that material is posted online.

The Canadian Medical Protective Association, which among other legal services, insures doctors against malpractice, recommends physicians consider setting recording policies for their clinics. ...physicians are obligated to protect the privacy of all their patients, so recording in a waiting room where there are other patients is a problem. Read more here.

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Susan Fitzpatrick, CEO, Toronto Central LHIN
André Picard & Rachel Browne, Health Reporters
Michael Apkon, CEO, Sick Kids & Peter Pisters, CEO, UHN
Sarah Hutchison, CEO & Darren Larsen, CMO, OntarioMD, and more…

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