9 No-Nonsense Rules to Ensure a HIPAA-Compliant Health Care Social Media Strategy

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Health care social media continues to be a hot-button issue for hospitals and other provider types around the country. Health care provider organizations considering taking a first step into social media often articulate concerns about regulatory and legal barriers to the use of social media in health care. As regular readers of HealthBlawg know, I believe that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure -- in the health care social media arena as elsewhere. Careful planning up front will help you avoid the potential liabilities and pitfalls you may otherwise face in implementing a health care social media program.

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