Physician Facebook Guidelines

Doctors, Stop ‘Friending’ Patients on Facebook

By | Thu, 04/11/2013 - 23:07

New recommendations advise doctors and patients to avoid “friending” each other on Facebook and communicating online without strict limits. How can physicians use social networking sites without breaking down trust and professional boundaries?


Hospitals Harvesting Organs From Patients That Doctors Were Pressured to Declare Brain Dead: Lawsuit

By | Wed, 09/26/2012 - 12:31

New York hospitals are routinely "harvesting" body parts from patients before they're even dead, a lawsuit is claiming.


Docs, Nurses May Overestimate Quality of Their Care

By | Wed, 09/05/2012 - 09:24

Doctors and nurses may overestimate the quality of the care they provide hospital patients in the hours leading up to a serious complication.