Twitter and HIPAA

As if the firestorm over blogging about patients isn’t hot enough, here are a couple of takes talking about those who Twitter about patients at work.

Although blogs and tweets about patients are often the most interesting, the privacy issues are the ones major media will focus on, and often stir up the most controversy. Don’t assume that there is any anonymity on the web.

The surest way to stay out of trouble is to write as if your boss is reading your posts.

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