26 Jul 2018

Doctors rating website like TripAdvisor for health - officials

From Morning Report, 6:13 am on 26 July 2018

A leading GP says there are risks in a new website for rating doctors and other health professionals. A health insurance company is supporting the launch of the free website called Whitecoat. It lists thousands of healthcare providers and allows people to search, rate, review and compare them. The chair of the Medical Association, Kate Baddock, told RNZ health correspondent Karen Brown it's the health-sector equivalent of TripAdvisor.