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Communicating with Patients When Visitors are Pres
How Should I Communicate With Patients When Visitors Are Present?
If a patient is accompanied by a visitor in the exam room, triage area, or pre-op/post-op room, do not assume that a patient consented to have a visitor hear patient-provider communications. The following steps are considered best practices to ensure we protect patient privacy: