Confidential reporting system for physicians' health proposed

Vogel, Lauren
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE661
Academic Journal
The article discusses the proposal of the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) on the creation of reporting system for the personal health information for physician to protect their privacy. It mentions that CMPA, which provides medico-legal protection to Canadian doctors, says that mandatory disclosure of doctor's personal information will push them to hide their medical problems and delay treatment. CMPA says that authorities should only collect information crucial to patient safety.


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