Patient confidentiality is very important that's a way to get the patients trust and is very important so there personal information won't spread out.
Patient confidentiality and staff health and safety are equally important.
As of 2003, patient confidentiality was protected by federal statute.
Because it keeps the trust between doctor and patient once broken the patient might start to withheld information which could be important but they fear it getting spread further the patient room
In healthcare, HIPPA laws protect patient confidentiality. Patient medical information can not be given over the phone to anyone claiming to know the patient without express permission from the patient.
Patient confidentiality is of primary importance to the medical profession. Confidentiality should not be assumed by those students engaging in plagiarism.
No. It is against the doctor/patient confidentiality agreement.
Speakerphone can only be used if there is nobody else in the room except for the doctor or patient. Otherwise the risk of violating patient confidentiality is at risk.
Unless it is for the good of the patient (eg their safety or the safety of others) there is no excuse.
You should refuse to answer - and end the call. Patient confidentiality is paramount - regardless of who the patient is !
No. A doctor will keep the confidentiality of the patient unless they feel the teenager is in danger or if a crime has been committed.
A doctor can be sued for breaking doctor/patient confidentiality.
Patient confidentiality would prevent him from doing that.