RE: [Histonet] Image disclaimer

From:"Bonnie Whitaker"

We are in the preparatory stages of adding images to our reports, and had
not considered a disclaimer until one of the pathologists mentioned it
yesterday.  It would be a CYA thing, and I'm not sure if it really IS


Bonnie Whitaker

-----Original Message-----
From: Victor Tobias [] 
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2006 12:32 PM
To: Rene J Buesa
Cc: Bonnie Whitaker;
Subject: Re: [Histonet] Image disclaimer

Has someone run into an issue by not having a disclaimer or is it just 
to CYA?

Rene J Buesa wrote:

>And what do you find wrong with yours? I think it serves its purpose 
>and is short and to the point. I don't think you need another.
>  René J.
>Bonnie Whitaker  wrote:
>  Hi All,
>Is anyone out there using a disclaimer on reports with images that they 
>would share with me? (such as: "Images in this report are for 
>illustrative purposes only and are not meant to be diagnostic") If you 
>use a disclaimer, who wrote it? Someone in pathology or the hospital's 
>or lab's legal department?
>Bonnie Whitaker
>Lab Manager
>Brown & Associates Medical Laboratories
>8076 El Rio
>Houston, Texas 77054
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