zed while studying a specimen that one of his doctor colleagues had AIDs. He called his wife, and said to her, "Guess who has AIDs!" He told no one else. Within 1 hour, the doctor/patient in this case was terminated from his privileges at the hospital. The doctor/patient then sued the hospital and the pathologist for breach of his confidentiality, and won. You can imagine all of the downstream repercussions.
The message? Proper due diligence is essential at every stage.…