Posts Tagged ‘Physician–patient privilege’

NUS probing tweets with confidential patient info

April 21, 2013

NUS probing tweets with confidential patient info

THE National University of Singa­pore’s (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine said that it is investigating tweets containing confidential patient information which caused an uproar after a screenshot was posted online.

The two tweets, posted on April 7 from a final year medical student’s Twitter account, had information about a patient’s pregnancy and abortion history, including a line “Don’t even wna look at this patient”.

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