Contributor: Valita Fredland, CIPP/US

Valita Fredland, CIPP/US, is Associate General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Indiana University Health. She attended Mount Holyoke College, graduating with a BA in Economics, Cornell University School of Law graduating with a JD in 1991 and The University of Virginia completing a Masters in Clinical Biomedical Ethics in 1992. 

Opinion

Why Healthcare Providers Should Utilize Social Media

By Valita Fredland

Social media users, and communal Internet forums in general, continue to increase in number. It is a source of a good deal of interesting data—yet, healthcare providers seem to approach social media as one of the contents in Pandora’s box. Because of the potential good to be had from large data analysis, healthcare providers should get engaged through social media and think critically about its...

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