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Exceptions to Medical Privacy

As important as medical privacy is, it should not be treated as an absolute. There are a number of common exceptions to medical privacy.

While many of these exceptions are entirely acceptable, others raise questions about whether they serve purposes important enough to overcome our general preference for privacy protection consistent with the wishes of patients.


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[updated 12/28/00]



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