Company News: American Medical Association

Share this article:
The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a new policy for physician use of using social media. The guidelines, one of the first such codes issued by a major American physician organization, encourage doctors to:
  • refrain from posting identifiable patient information online;
  • when interacting with patients, maintain appropriate boundaries of the patient-physician relationship; and
  • flag “unprofessional” content posted by colleagues and bring it to the attention of the individual, or report it to authorities.
The AMA adopted the code at its semi-annual policy making meeting in San Diego this week.
Share this article:
You must be a registered member of MMM to post a comment.
 

Did you miss January's Top 40 Healthcare Transformers issue? Read how these inventors, strategists, entrepreneurs and wonks are challenging, disrupting and otherwise transforming the healthcare business. And join us April 30 to honor them at the Transforming Healthcare Dinner. Click here.