Family outraged when NY Med broadcasts father's death - page 2

I've never been a fan of Dr. Oz, or shows like this. Apparently, an episode of NY Med, which is hosted by the infamous Dr. Oz and shows real cases from NY Presbyterian, included a case of a man who... Read More

  1. by   Semolina
    Quote from JeanettePNP
    I find this story appalling too. Especially considering the many stories I've read of nurses who posted something foolish on their Facebook page or blog and lost their jobs as a result... Even when the violation of privacy comes nowhere near broadcasting someone's final moments on national TV.
    Isn't this the same hospital that fired Katie Duke for posting a photo of an empty trauma room?

    ‘NY Med’ star talks getting fired for posting photo of trauma room - NY Daily News
  2. by   JeanettePNP
    Quote from Semolina
    Isn't this the same hospital that fired Katie Duke for posting a photo of an empty trauma room?

    ‘NY Med’ star talks getting fired for posting photo of trauma room - NY Daily News
    Wow, I was thinking of similar stories but I had no idea it was the SAME hospital.

    What rank hypocrisy.
  3. by   Anonymous865
    Every hospital I have been a patient in has had the following on their consent forms

    "I consent to the photographing, videotaping or televising of the operation or procedure to be performed, including appropriate portions of my body, for medical, scientific or education purposes as long as my identity is not disclosed."

    I always mark that out and write on the form that I do NOT consent. I also tell whoever that is getting consent that I do NOT consent to that. I'm pretty sure that what I do makes no difference. I have a friend who had surgery and she did the same thing about refusing to be photographed or videotaped. At her first post-op appointment the Dr pulled out photos and some video to show her of her surgery. They had photographed and videotaped her even though she had refused consent.

    I bet most people don't even read the consent they sign, so never know that they have consented to being photograped and filmed.
  4. by   Here.I.Stand
    How disgusting. I'm not a legal expert, but even if they did blur out his face and leave out his name...WHO DOES THAT??!? Doesn't basic human decency say that maybe, just maybe, airing his death would be inappropriate??!? I guess they don't have any basic human decency.

    And even if they did take the episode off their websites, do they know about a little website called YouTube? Lots of people post episodes of TV shows on YouTube...authorized or not.

    That poor family! Shame on ABC and the producers of NY Med.
  5. by   Here.I.Stand
    Quote from Semolina
    Isn't this the same hospital that fired Katie Duke for posting a photo of an empty trauma room?

    ‘NY Med’ star talks getting fired for posting photo of trauma room - NY Daily News
    I was actually just going to say something about this. Yes, this is the same hospital. Katie Duke posted a pic of an empty trauma room w/ "man vs. No. 6 train" and that was considered an invasion of privacy, but the show can air a man's final bloody moments on national TV????

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