Patient Confidentiality

Do Non Psychiatric Patients Get the Same Privacy?

    Do Non Psychiatric Patients Get the Same Privacy?
Non-psychiatric patients are entitled to full privacy and confidentiality with respect to the patient-physician privilege. The relationship between a physician and his or her patients is based on trust, because
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Facts About Patient Confidentiality & Care

Psychiatrists to PatientsPatient confidentiality in regards to the relationship between a psychiatrist and a patient is a solemn aspect of the physician-patient privilege. Patients with psychiatric problems have the least
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Know Your Hospital’s Practice Guidelines

Many hospitals are going through rough times as a result of a faulty economy, and skyrocketing medical liability insurance costs. Some hospitals have been forced to close as a result
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The Patient’s Burden of Proving Negligence

The outcome of medical treatment is not always favorable. Doctors do their best to treat patients and sometimes, the outcome is less than desirable for both parties. Doctors must move
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The Relationship between Psychiatrists and Patients

Psychiatrists and their patients have a special relationship. It is a relationship based on trust. Psychiatrists are required to keep
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What You Should Know About Standard of Care

To physicians, the standard of care is the diagnostic and treatment process that a doctor should practice for a given
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Know Your Right to Patient Confidentiality

In the world of medicine, patient confidentiality refers to that right of a patient to have all personal and medical information kept private. This would meant that any information about
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