How Social Media Puts Healthcare Providers at Risk

Anyone familiar with HIPPA and blessed with common sense understands the risks involved with using social media for marketing healthcare services or interacting with consumers, but this article might be helpful in creating an institutional social media policy. Clint vanSonnenberg in Cardiovascular Business:

The explosion of social media has made social networking a popular and often beneficial platform for communication and marketing by patients and physicians; but healthcare providers may expose themselves to serious legal risks by engaging in social networking, the extent of which are not yet known, according to a communication in the May issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.”

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