Cameraphones and tablet devices make it easy to snap photos anywhere, at any time.And events, such as the upcoming Philly Photo Day, held on October 26, by the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, encouragepeople to take photos with these devices in an effort to document their dailylives, not realizing that hospitals and health care facilities have policies inplace regarding photos and videos on their grounds. To ensure the safety andprivacy of our patients, staff should be observant of patients and visitorsusing their cell phones and other devices in patient care areas and alert theDepartment of Communications to any photography or filming issues by calling Olivia Fermano at 215.829.6799. The full filming and photopolicy is available online here – PAH Policy.

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