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Use of social media and health care privacy

Headaches in the Healthcare Workplace Seminar
Patricia A. Rogers
Patricia A. Rogers

Like most other workplaces, the healthcare industry has its own unique set of headache-inducing challenges. In her presentation titled “Use of social media and health care privacy,” McAfee & Taft healthcare attorney Patricia Rogers shares examples of HIPAA violations ripped from the headlines and provides practical advice for protecting patient privacy in a time when social media use is ubiquitous.

Topics covered include:

  • Common examples of HIPAA violations involving Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogposts and other social media
  • Why patients can vent online about providers, but the reverse is not true
  • The importance of developing a HIPAA social media policy and educating your workforce
  • How to determine if a HIPAA breach has occurred
  • Action steps to take in the event of the release of protected health information
  • How to keep pace with moving technological, regulatory and operational targets


April 30, 2015
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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