[thelist] Legal Issues with online Doctor Consultation

Peekstok, Anna Anna.Peekstok at METROKC.GOV
Mon Mar 3 16:26:01 CST 2003

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Daniel Fascia [mailto:danfascia at totalise.co.uk] wrote:

> I dont know about in the US but in Britain this kind of consultation
> would be utterly illegal and hugely frowned upon but I guess you guys
> are different when it comes to medical law.

Not that different in my experience. I worked at a large university medical
school/hospital and the legal department made sure no one there did anything
that even remotely resembled practicing medicine over the internet
(diagnosis, prescribing care, etc.).

Anna Peekstok

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