Social Media Guidelines

Overview page of world social media policies and guidelines to help direct appropriate mangement and engaement  for healthcare professional on #hcsm, #FOAM, #hcsmanz
Social Media Governance:
AMA Australia – social media guidelines
AMA USA – AMA Policy: Professionalism in the Use of Social Media -
Sarah J Mansfield, Stewart G Morrison, Hugh O Stephens, Michael A Bonning, Sheng-Hui Wang, Aaron H J Withers, Rob C Olver and Andrew W Perry, Social media and the medical profession Medical Journal of Australia June 2011
Staff Policies and Guidelines

Affinity Health System and Ministry Health Care

Social Media Policy and Employee Guidance (DRAFT, but one of the best and most comprehensive)

Boston Children’s Hospital
For Patients and Families 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Social Media Tools Guidelines & Best Practices

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Social Media Use

The Cleveland Clinic
Social Media Policy

Duke University Health System
Facebook Guidelines

Inland Northwest Health Services 
INHS Employee Social Media Policy

Inova Health System
Employee  Policy

Iowa Hospital Association
Blog Comments Policy

Kaiser Permanente
Employee Social Media Policy

LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center
Blog Comments Policy

Lehigh Valley Health Network
Social Media Guidelines

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Blog Policies and Guidelines for the Public

Medical University of South Carolina
Employee Guidelines

Mayo Clinic
Participation Guidelines for the Public

Comments Policy
Guidelines for Employees & Code of Ethics

Ohio State University Medical Center 
Social Media philosophy, policy and guidelines

Sutter Health 
Employee Social Networking Policy (includes video)
Comments Guidelines

University of Maryland Medical Center
Social Media Comments Policy

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Social Media Toolkit – Policies, Education, Videos, etc. An excellent resource


Guidelines for hospitals

In no particular order here are some resources:

This is just a short list…please follow #hcsm and #medsm on twitter for more information as it becomes available and please make recommendations if you think other resources we should share.

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