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Catching the Social Media Bug: The Risks and Rewards of Social Media For Health Care Providers

May 10, 2012
8:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT

Speakers: Catherine F. Intravia, Gabriel J. Jiran, William J. Roberts, Joan W. Feldman

May 10, 2012
8:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT

Shipman & Goodwin
Hartford Office - Courtroom (20th Floor)
One Constitution Plaza 
Hartford, CT

Health care providers are embracing social media as a way to communicate with their patients, the community and their employees. A panel of attorneys will discuss the legal and risk management implications of using social media in a health care setting.  A Q&A session will follow the panel discussion. Topics include: 

1.    Risk Management

  • Liability
  • Professional Boundaries
  • E-Discovery
  • Advertising

2.    Labor & Employment

  • Protected Speech
  • Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation
  • Employee Discipline
  • Endorsements

3.    Intellectual Property

  • Copyright and Trademark
  • Trade Secrets

4.    Privacy/Health Information Management

  • Safeguarding Information
  • Preventing Breaches
  • Policies and Procedures

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