Friday, May 11, 2012

FierceHealthIT: State med boards group issues social media rules for docs

Dan Bowman, May 8, 2012

Healthcare providers with an interest in using social media must be cognizant of patient privacy and personal boundaries, according to new guidelines from the Federation of State Medical Boards. The guidelines, developed by the FSMB's Special Committee on Ethics and Professionalism, point out that despite the potential of social media for patient care, that potential must be reached within the "proper framework of professional ethics."

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