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Question about doctors offices

Okay we have patient privacy right?

Now what do I do if someone found out I was a patient for the same doctor they go to? They left a list of the doctors patients on the computer in the persons room. The person contacted me last night asking if I saw that doctor. Can this office just leave a list of their patients open like that?

 
mommy_of_two388

Asked by mommy_of_two388 at 11:10 AM on Feb. 4, 2011 in Health

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  • No. HIPPA regulations state they are suppose to keep everything confidential. Leaving open charts/files is a big no-no. I would complain to the office manager.
    MrsMWF

    Answer by MrsMWF at 11:11 AM on Feb. 4, 2011