Social media policy tips for healthcare leaders

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As healthcare providers expand their use of social media, Becker's Hospital Review offers hospital leaders tips to consider when drafting policies. For example, hospital leaders should not follow subordinates on social media, Michael Moschel, a labor attorney with Bass Berry & Sims, told Becker's. They should also centralize management of social media-related disciplinary processes to ensure equal discipline for similar infractions, Moreover, hospital leaders should train employees in company social media policy and make sure to avoid double standards by applying that policy to contractors and vendors as well as employees, according to Moschel. Article