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Privacy concerns halt UCSD’s posting of patients’ physician critiques

Privacy concerns halt UCSD’s posting of patients’ physician critiques

From airlines to restaurants today, it’s all about the customer experience. Were they treated respectfully and promptly, and did they get what they came for? That’s increasingly true for health care organizations, and UCSD San Diego Health is no different. The 500-physician hospital system is so set on improving its patients’ experience with their doctors that it was about to ... Read More »

Sharp hospital apologizes for privacy breach as video sting provokes backlash

Sharp hospital apologizes for privacy breach as video sting provokes backlash

Sharp Grossmont Hospital has apologized for releasing 14 video clips that included women undergoing obstetric surgery, an error it said constituted a breach of their medical privacy and has led to state and federal agency notification. “We are very sorry that this error occurred and that the privacy of these patients was breached,” the Sharp Grossmont statement said. The hospital ... Read More »