MES in 5: Breaching Medical Confidentiality

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January 20 2017
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4min 27s
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A doctor's obligation to maintain confidentiality with a patient is a fundamental halachic and ethical imperative. However, are there ever situations where one may reveal patient information to others? In this podcast, Aryeh Helfgott discusses contemporary cases when medical confidentiality may be breached for the greater good of others.

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