NYC hospitals ban filming of ER Reality TV without prior written consent

by The Associated Press Posted Aug 12, 2015 7:13 am MDT Last Updated Aug 12, 2015 at 8:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email NYC hospitals ban filming of ER Reality TV without prior written consent NEW YORK, N.Y. – New York City hospitals will no longer allow the filming of reality TV in their wards without prior written consent.According to the New York Post (http://bit.ly/1JTHjpN ), the Greater New York Hospital Association said in a statement that the ban “effectively puts an end to ‘reality TV’ in New York’s emergency rooms.”The ban was sparked by an April 2011 accident that claimed the life of an 83-year-old man struck by a garbage truck in Manhattan.ABC “NY Med” filmed the efforts to save the victim and the exchanges between the doctors and his relatives. Although the family’s faces were obscured, the family said they recognized themselves when the show aired in August 2012.Manhattan City Councilman Dan Garodnick says “reality TV has no place in our emergency rooms.”___Information from: New York Post, http://www.nypost.com

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