Posts Tagged ‘Physicians’

Speaking Event: PIAA International Conference, Amsterdam

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 19:35 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

 
I recently had the honor of speaking at the PIAA International Section Conference, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” — How Threats Can Become Opportunities in Medical Liability, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The conference was designed to allow attendees to share experiences relating to medical liability and the medical indemnity industry internationally, […]

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8 Ways to Avoid Ethical Pitfalls in Social Media – Part One

Thursday, April 25, 2013 17:07 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Do the ethical rules of law apply to medicine?

 
Ethical issues in social media are a concern for attorneys, and health care professionals can learn from attorneys on how to avoid ethical blowups.
In a recent article in the New York State Bar Association State Bar News, it states that attorneys face […]

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Doctors and Social Media: Legal Aspects and Bottom Line

Thursday, February 21, 2013 19:59 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The health care social media legal series continues here on Healthin30, and legal expert, David Harlow, Esq, Health Care Attorney and Consultant at The Harlow Group, LLC in Boston, answers a series of questions focusing on the legal aspects of physicians engaging in social media.
Health Care Social Media – Legal […]

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State Medical Boards Addresses Inappropriate Online Physician Behaviors

Monday, January 14, 2013 17:59 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A new report to be released tomorrow in the Annals of Internal Medicine, “Online Professionalism Investigations by State Medical Boards: First, Do No Harm,” by S. Ryan Greysen, MD, MHS, MA; David Johnson, MA; Terry Kind, MD, MPH; Katherine C. Chretien, MD; Cary P. Gross, MD, MPH; Aaron Young, PhD; […]

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