Medical Privacy Laws Stifle Doctor-Patient E-Mail New medical privacy laws have complicated communications between doctors and patients -- especially communication via e-mail. NPR's Larry Abramson and Keith Seinfeld of member station KPLU report on why doctor-patient e-mail hasn't become as popular as some thought it would.
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Medical Privacy Laws Stifle Doctor-Patient E-Mail

New medical privacy laws have complicated communications between doctors and patients — especially communication via e-mail. NPR's Larry Abramson and Keith Seinfeld of member station KPLU report on why doctor-patient e-mail hasn't become as popular as some thought it would.