AMA adopts policy on “professionalism in the use of social media”

The American Medical Association recently published a policy on “Professionalism in the Use of Social Media,” in an apparent attempt to address growing concerns about patient confidentiality and privacy in various internet settings.   

A great simple summary of the issues involved by attorney Colin J. Zick is available here: http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com/2010/11/articles/medical-information/ama-adopts-policy-on-professionalism-in-the-use-of-social-media/#page=1

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