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Recording Patients - Visual and audio recordings of patients (taking and using)

Updated on 13 July 2017, 498 views

Recording patients

The increasing use of technologies such as video and picture messaging has made it considerably easier to record, copy and transmit recordings of patients. Doctors may be interested in using new technologies to aid rapid diagnosis and consultation and therefore improve patient care. Doctors need to bear in mind that when used for clinical purposes such recordings form part of the patient’s medical record and the same standards of confidentiality, and the same requirements for consent to disclosure, apply.   Read the full article