Do you know where your patients' smartphones are?

Patients are using smartphones in doctors' offices ... and not in ways you'll like. FiercePracticeManagement reveals one case of a patient recording audio during a surgery to bolster a possible lawsuit. There are plenty of ways patients could use cameras and audio recorders that would be appropriate--taking pictures of medication lists or recording a physicians' complicated explanation of a procedure, FPM notes. But the opportunity for patients to gather information you'd rather they didn't could make those positive benefits moot. Intriguing points, for sure. Article

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