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Checklist Assesses Hospital Social Media Policies
Health Leaders Media

The latest social media gaffe by the healthcare industry comes from Rhode Island, where a physician was fined $500 this month for posting online, information about her experiences at work. The 48-year-old emergency department physician also had her privileges terminated at Westerly Hospital, after the board determined that she had “used her Facebook account inappropriately to communicate a few of her clinical experiences at the hospital’s emergency department.”