Social Media HIPAA Violations: When Can a Provider Disclose PHI?

Social media HIPAA violations are becoming a more common occurrence, especially in today's increasingly digital healthcare landscape. With news stories of social media HIPAA violations making headlines day after day, the risk to your patients' privacy and your practice's reputation can't be ignored. Let's look at a hypothetical situation that helps illustrate some HIPAA social media basics, and assess when a provider can disclose PHI. Imagine Dr. Smith is [...]