Tag: social media

The Importance of HIPAA in an Era of Social Media

  In an era of social media, healthcare professionals still have much to learn about HIPAA. In nearly any facility throughout the United States, a survey could be piloted with nursing professionals, asking nurses to define the magnitude of HIPAA. Nearly all would agree…

Safeguarding Your Patients Against Social Media

HIPAA protected Healthcare Information in the Age of Expanding Social Media Boundaries Social by nature, curious by design and caring by desire, health care providers hold the important responsibility of our patient’s personal medical information in confidence. The hallmark attribute of the patient/nurse relationship…

Social Media Etiquette

Healthcare professionals are utilizing media platforms now more than ever, but are they learning the basics? At a time when patients are more likely to seek answers online to general health questions than to ask a doctor face-to-face, healthcare professionals have had to revamp…

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