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Dr. Ken's Corner: Doctors, Patients, and the Blurring of Professional Boundaries

Posted by Ken Teufel M.D. on Mar 22, 2016 11:00:05 AM

The blurring of professional boundaries between physicians and patients is not simply an ethical issue. It's a threat to a physician's reputation, license, and livelihood...not to mention the liability risk.

Some boundary violations are obvious, such as pursuing an intimate relationship with a patient or with a member of the patient's family.  Others are not so clear. Knowing where to draw the line can be difficult, a balancing act between maintaining professional distance and building a warm, caring doctor-patient relationship.

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Topics: social media, Dr. Ken Teufel, doctor-patient communication, doctor-patient relationship, Dr. Ken's Corner, dual relationships, doctor ethics

Locum Tenens Daily Wrap Up: Week Of June 16th

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jun 20, 2014 4:36:32 PM is the source for news & perspectives that matter to locum tenens professionals like physicians, mid-level providers, healthcare facilities & staffing firms. Locum Tenens Daily publishes original news and resources from top healthcare publications and professionals on a daily basis.

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Topics: locum tenens, Locum Tenens Daily, Our Blog, social media, generational divide, LTD, must-have merits, news, Online reviews, Sen. Charles Schumer

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