In an era of accessible technology and transparency, oncology patients increasingly want the opportunity to record encounters with their oncologist. There are several potential benefits to this practice, but there are also potential harms that can complicate the relationship between patient and physician. The research team will first survey oncologists’ current beliefs, experiences, and practices regarding patient-initiated recording of visits and then, with the input of a team of multidisciplinary stakeholders, develop a comprehensive white paper on the ethics of this practice.
Oncologists’ Views on the Ethics of Patient Recorded Visits
Massachusetts General Hospital
Rachel B. Jimenez et al., Do you mind if I record?: Perceptions and practice regarding patient requests to record clinic visits in oncology, Cancer, Oct 2021.Read more