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OhioChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-18-10 08:36 PM
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  -I think Doctors should have email for patients demtenjeep  May-18-10 08:35 PM   #0 
  - Lawsuits waiting to happen. n/t  OhioChick   May-18-10 08:36 PM   #1 
  - I suspect the liability  dems_rightnow   May-18-10 08:36 PM   #2 
  - Liability is the issue  MountainLaurel   May-19-10 11:19 PM   #21 
  - Mine does  REP   May-18-10 08:38 PM   #3 
  - Yep. I've emailed back and forth with my Kaiser doc dozens of times. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   May-18-10 08:43 PM   #6 
     - Just emailed my eye doc and dealt with my last kidney Infection via email  REP   May-18-10 08:58 PM   #10 
        - simplify  demtenjeep   May-19-10 06:25 PM   #13 
  - How helpful that would be for some situations  eleny   May-18-10 08:38 PM   #4 
  - Some docs do webcam and some take questions via email.  SocialistLez   May-18-10 08:38 PM   #5 
  - I always ask and (so far) every doctor who has treated me in the past few years...  Walk away   May-18-10 08:49 PM   #7 
  - My doc does e-mail and I love it. She says she loves it, too.  Stinky The Clown   May-18-10 08:53 PM   #8 
  - One of my husband's docs does email, and it works well. nt  Hekate   May-18-10 08:54 PM   #9 
  - Kaiser encourages emailing your doctor.  lunatica   May-18-10 08:59 PM   #11 
  - I think it would free up a LOT of time and avoid the phone tag game!  demtenjeep   May-19-10 05:14 PM   #12 
  - mine does-of course,he's affiliated with a medical school  w8liftinglady   May-19-10 06:41 PM   #14 
  - This is a major discussion point for those who... well... discuss this professionally.  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-19-10 06:42 PM   #15 
  - My clinic does. I can email my Dr. or Nurse Practitioner  Greybnk48   May-19-10 06:42 PM   #16 
  - Mine dos. I have to sign a waiver (privacy/potential dangers, etc.) allowing it.  Solly Mack   May-19-10 06:44 PM   #17 
  - My cardiologist does.  CaliforniaPeggy   May-19-10 06:47 PM   #18 
  - think I will bring it up next visit  demtenjeep   May-19-10 10:40 PM   #19 
     - It saves time, and then we don't forget what we want to talk over...  CaliforniaPeggy   May-19-10 10:43 PM   #20 
  - Under HIPAA, it's illegal for any doctor to transfer medical "records" via email.  Xithras   May-19-10 11:35 PM   #22 
 

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