Most people remember the story below that made national headlines. As most Americans have smartphones, tablets, and computers, the utilization of social media is commonplace.
Finley, T. (2017, Sept. 20). Navy hospital removes staffers for calling babies ‘mini Satan’s’ on social media. Parenting.
If you were writing a hospital policy on smartphone and social media usage, what should be included in the policy?
What potential ethical and legal liabilities are there for the hospital and employees in the case presented above?
In 2017, Harvard University rescinded admission to 10 students after reviewing their social media posts.
Do you feel potential employers, current employers, and colleges have the right to access your social media post? Do you feel employers and universities should make decisions based on your post?
Discuss the relationship between accreditation decisions, reimbursement, quality of care, informatics.
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