Hospital Policies Take On Social Media Use

3 Tips to Protect Your Hospital With Clear-Cut Social Media Policies
– HealthLeaders Media

Manatt’s Fatema Zanzi, a partner with our Manatt Health team, shared tips with HealthLeaders Media on how hospital policies should take on the use of social media.

Hospitals have the option to implement policies on social media usage for their on duty clinical staff. The publication sought Zanzi’s insight into a few valuable policy ideas that could be crucial for avoiding litigation.

Zanzi suggested having a policy that “prohibits use of the clinician’s personal mobile device to communicate patient information because of the security risk associated with that, unless that mobile device is appropriately secured through software provided by the hospital.”

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