CLE Programs

Use of Social Media in Healthcare

The use of social media, which is now widespread both at home and in the workplace, has raised a host of privacy and free speech issues. These issues are particularly prevalent and complex in the healthcare field where confidentiality and security of patient information is critically important. If you are a lawyer, risk manager, medical provider, of medical office manager, you should not miss this program. The program will explore the risks and legal issues that arise in the healthcare field as a result of the use of social media; as well as the opportunities social media provides to improve healthcare through better engagement and communication. Specific topics include:

  • Patient confidentiality and employee discipline;
  • Best practices to minimize risks;
  • Policies to deal with risks and legal issues;
  • Opportunities social media provides to improve healthcare through better engagement and communication;
  • Recent legal developments and ethical issues that arise with the increasing use of social media in healthcare

J. Michael Scully, Esq., program chair
Health New England, Inc., Springfield

Mary J. Kennedy, Esq.
Bulkley, Richardson & Gelinas, LLP, Springfield

Michael Morrison
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

Claire McCarthy, MD
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston

Sponsoring Sections:

Health Law Section

Seminar with On Demand On Demand
Date:Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Time:4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Massachusetts Bar Association
Conference Room 101
20 West St
Boston, MA, 02111
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