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Doctors Fire Back at Bad Yelp Reviews — And Reveal Patients’ Information Online

May 27, 2016

(Washington Post) – Burned by negative reviews, some health providers are casting their patients’ privacy aside and sharing intimate details online as they try to rebut criticism. In the course of these arguments — which have spilled out publicly on ratings sites like Yelp — doctors, dentists, chiropractors and massage therapists, among others, have divulged details of patients’ diagnoses, treatments and idiosyncrasies.

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