TITLE

Facebook firings show privacy concerns with social networking sites

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;May2009, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the increasing concern over the disclosure of protected health information through online social networking sites based from the incident at Mercy Walworth County Medical Center in Wisconsin in which its two nurses posted a photograph of an X-ray image of a patient.
ACCESSION #
38715247

 

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