Massachusetts bill would give patients the right to film surgery

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A bill that would give Massachusetts patients the right to have a video recording of their surgery is drawing opposition from organizations representing physicians and hospitals.

Hearings on the bill and related medical legislation were held in June before the Joint House-Senate Committee on Public Health.

“The costs would be paid by the patient, and the camera would be there if the family wanted to see what went on in the operating room,” said State Rep. Martin J. Walsh, who filed the bill.

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