NEW YORK'S IMMEDIATE NEED FOR A PSYCHOTHERAPIST-PATIENT PRIVILEGE ENCOMPASSING PSYCHIATRISTS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, AND SOCIAL WORKERS
- Whatever happened to confidentiality? // Psychotherapy Letter;Jan96, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
Looks at therapists who have to keep their clients secrets to themselves and their contractual obligation of providing information to managed care companies. Impact of revelation of information; Requirements of Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Comments from Jeffrey Comins, PsyD, the insurer's director...
- Acting in good faith. // Cortlandt Forum;05/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p183
Presents a medicolegal case involving confidential communication of physicians and patients. Background on the case; State medical societies as good sources of legal advice; Legal theory; Risk management principles.
- Medical privacy? Forget it! Allen, Arthur // Medical Economics;05/11/98, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p150
Offers information on doctor-patient confidentiality, while highlighting a case involving a managed-care supervisor. Possibility of Congress passing a federal privacy law aimed at limiting the authorized uses of medical information; Goal of the legislation; Aims of the Clinton administration;...
- 5 mistakes to avoid when talking with your patients. Anwar, Rebecca // Ophthalmology Times;05/01/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p55
Provides information on the common mistakes of physicians when talking to their patients. Avoidance of negative responses; Importance of encouraging patient's support and cooperation in his own medical care.
- Should she tell her doctor about a past abortion? Lever, Janet; Schwartz, Pepper // Glamour;Nov94, Vol. 92 Issue 11, p49
Answers a question on whether or not to inform a doctor about a past abortion. Findings of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on conventional abortion's effect to fertility; Why doctors need to know about a patient's medical history; Alternatives when not confident to tell a...
- Can Friends Become Patients? Cole-Kelly, Kathy // American Family Physician;6/1/2002, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p2390
Addresses various questions on physician-patient relationship. Disadvantages of treating a patient-friend; Challenges faced by physicians in dealing with its friendly relations with their patients; Difficulties faced by physicians in maintaining patient confidentiality when treating a...
- Are Your Patients Shopping Around? // Health Information Compliance Alert;8/1/2010, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p59
The article provides an answer to a question of whether physicians have the right to report his concerns about his patient who is also shopping for prescriptions from other physicians.
- How your doctor may be failing you. Young, Stephanie // Redbook;Feb2000, Vol. 194 Issue 2, p32
Provides tips on the strategies patients can do to make the physician-patient relationship healthful and productive.
- A long way to go yet. Datta, Pradip K. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/12/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6867, p1510
Focuses on the role of doctors in providing appropriate information to their patients concerning their illness. Duration of the time for knowing the diagnosis of the patient; Description of a typical catalogue of events following an operation; Complaints of patients and relatives on the...