Chicago partners Jennifer Breuer and Stephanie Dodge Gournis presented “Social Media Policy Legal Dos & Don’ts: What Health Care Should Know” in a 60-minute webinar on Monday, October 24. Jennifer and Stephanie discussed social media use in health care and how to bulletproof your social media policy to protect your facility from the potential liabilities of Facebook, Twitter and other online misuse.

Topics that were covered included:

  • Keys to bulletproof your social media policy;
  • How to recognize & avoid potential HIPAA liabilities;
  • HIPAA, the web & patient criticism: Avoid potential violations;
  • Solutions for legal & effective discipline for employee online abuse; and
  • Recent litigation: Lessons learned.