Protected Health Information on Social Networking Sites: Ethical and Legal Considerations
Thompson, Lindsay A
Duff, W Patrick
Paradise Black, Nicole
Journal of medical Internet research 2011 January 19; 13(1): e8
Social networking site use is increasingly common among emerging medical professionals, with medical schools even reporting disciplinary student expulsion. Medical professionals who use social networking sites have unique responsibilities since their postings could violate patient privacy. However, it is unknown whether students and residents portray protected health information and under what circumstances or contexts.
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