Poor communication between doctors and patients is widely seen as a problem in American healthcare. Now more and more healthcare providers are giving patients new ways of accessing doctors to ask questions or express concerns. In the age of email, texting, video chatting and social media, a look at the promise and limitations of digital communication to improve patient experiences and outcomes.
In several cases across the country, criminal investigators have solicited voluntary DNA samples from large numbers of people in an attempt to get a match to DNA collected from a crime scene. The process has had limited success, but civil liberties advocates say t’s a violation of Constitutional rights. A panel talks about the benefits and drawbacks of the so-called "DNA dragnet."
- Barry Steinhardt associate director of the American Civil Liberties Union
- Chris Asplen National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence
- John Farrell chief of the Prince George's County Police Department
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