5 at hospital Fired For Social Media Use #HIPAA

A California hospital will fire five employees and discipline another because they posted personal discussions concerning hospital patients using social media.An ongoing investigation at Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside “has not yet identified any evidence that patient names, photographs, or similar identifying information was posted by these employees,” according to a statement from Larry Anderson, CEO. “But our investigation yielded sufficient information to warrant disciplinary action.”

via 5 Fired For Social Media Use.