Docs protect their reps on ratings sites

Patients are not afraid to sound off about their doctors on physician rating websites, leaving many caregivers worried about potentially damaging reviews. But now doctors have a new line of defense with "reputation management" services. For about $600, North Carolina-based Medical Justice gives its doctor clients an agreement they can require their patients to sign, which transfers the copyright of an online comment to the doctor, reports CBC News. Essentially, if a doctor objects to a particular post that is fictional or fraudulent, he or she can use copyright ownership to order the Internet service provider to remove the comment. Article

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