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Whistleblower RN tells Dr. Phil "I know HIPAA like the back of my hand"

April 15, 2020

Suspended Nurse Denies Hospital’s Claim She Violated Patient Privacy When Posting About COVID-19 "COVID 19: The Whistleblowers" Dr. Phil on CBS

On a show dedicated to whistleblowers on the front lines, talk-show giant Dr. Phil spoke to HCA-West Hills Hospital Nurse Jhonna Porter about what her hospital did to try to silence her for alerting her fellow Nurses to the fact that their floor was designated a COVID unit. "It is absolutely necessary to be protected," she said. "Can you imagine if [nurses] all get COVID because they're not being protected by their hospitals, and being suspended for speaking up?" Watch the segment below, and see the whole episode (including another one of our members) here.