July 11, 2012

Ike Willett Comments on Social Media in the Health Care Industry

Although social media are useful ways for health care professionals to network with colleagues and share health information, they present special challenges to those in the health care field, according to the HealthTechZone article, "Social Media Sites Useful, but Dangerous, for Healthcare Industry."

"Numerous legal issues can arise when health care providers use social media," said Ike Willett of Faegre Baker Daniels in a white paper by South University. "These include issues related to patient privacy, fraud and abuse, tax-exempt status and physician licensing."

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