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Medical center bans cell phones, laptops

March 19, 2008 11:31:36 AM PDT
Cell phones and laptops are no longer allowed in the neuro-psychiatric wing at UCLA Medical Center.The action comes after a patient posted photos of other patients on a social networking Web site.

Hospital officials said the patients had agreed to be photographed and that the ban is part of an effort to enhance overall patient privacy.

In a separate matter, the UCLA Medical Center announced recently that it will fire, suspend or discipline 25 employees for snooping into Britney Spears' electronic medical.

 

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