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Dr. Mark V. Sauer Named Super Doctor for 2015

By | December 29th, 2014 | News | 0 Comments

Mark V. Sauer, MD, has been named to the New York Super Doctors 2015 list. He is the program director for the Center for Women’s Reproductive Care (CWRC), and vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at CUMC.


Baby Boards and Privacy: An International Debate

By | October 13th, 2014 | News | 0 Comments

This past August, the New York Times published an article, titled “Baby Pictures at the Doctor’s? Cute, Sure, but Illegal.” The article states: “For generations, obstetricians and midwives across America have proudly posted photographs of the babies they have delivered on their office walls. But this pre-digital form of social media is gradually going the way of cigars in the waiting room, because of the federal patient privacy law known as HIPAA.”

A Moment in Time, a Lifetime of Privacy Issues?

By | August 25th, 2014 | News | 0 Comments

It is a visual that has been passed down from generation to generation, from the time when you were a child to now as a parent: the classic photomontage hanging in the reception area of any pediatrician’s or obstetrician’s office. On display are the framed faces of children whom the physician has cared for – oftentimes spanning the patient’s entire adolescent life – capturing fragments of time, ranging from the first moment a baby enters the world to a photo of that same child graduating from high school.