Doctors Suppress Online Reviews

Author: Lori Andrews
Book: I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy

Medical error accounts for 500 deaths each day, or the equivalent of a Boeing 747 airplane crash. Each month, more people die from medical error than died in the 9/11 attacks. But when patients post reviews of bad doctors to warn other patient, some doctors take legal action to remove the reviews, stifling patient's freedom of expression. Law Professor Eric Goldman tells Lori Andrews what can be done.


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