Doctors cry foul over website that profiles them without permission

DoctorxDentist had said it decided to list all the practitioners after consulting Ministry of Health (MOH) compliance officers in 2018. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - A war of attrition over the right to list and profile medical practitioners in Singapore on a website run by a start-up has snowballed, with hundreds of doctors wanting to be disassociated from it.

They have taken issue with the DoctorxDentist (DxD) website, which profiles medical professionals, allows purported patients to review the doctors and facilitates appointments. It also offers cost estimates for consultation.

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