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Unformatted text preview: that the people who could view his records where there to help him and provide him care. They were “working for him.” The patient still got upset because he thought that confidentiality was only a doctor’s code of ethics and too many people could view his records. I feel as though confidentiality should be used more today and is not outdated. There are reasons that the confidentiality agreement was brought about in the first place, to protect the privacy of the patient. The patients today still want to be protected. Doctors are there to put the patient first and should always consider their desires concerning privacy and confidentiality. I think today there are too many people who are authorized to see the documents of the patient. I feel as though the only people who can see it are the patient’s nurse and doctor. Administrative people should only look on a need to know basis....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PHI 1308 taught by Professor Alexander during the Spring '07 term at Baylor.
- Spring '07