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False, Negative Online Reviews Challenge Health Care Professionals and Health Care Providers

Posted in False Reviews, Health Care / Physicians, Other Internet Law Issues, Review Websites
Online reviews affect nearly every industry, and health care is certainly one of them. What differentiates health care, in this context, is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, or HIPAA. Under HIPAA, a federal privacy law, health care professionals and providers are not allowed to disclose certain health information about patients without… Continue Reading

Aware of False Reviews Dilemma, Some Healthcare Providers are Now Publishing Patient Reviews Online

Posted in False Reviews, Health Care / Physicians
Last week, we discussed how physicians can overcome the various challenges of online reviews. A growing number of healthcare groups are understanding the realities of online ratings and reviews, and are taking matters into their own hands. Two recent stories highlight how hospitals are becoming more transparent by publishing patient reviews online. On April 18,… Continue Reading

Protecting Physicians’ Reputations from False Reviews

Posted in False Reviews, Health Care / Physicians, Online Reputation
Among those we frequently assist in the area of internet defamation, the members of one profession in particular are uniquely susceptible to false reviews on the internet: physicians. Physicians are vulnerable to reputation attacks for a number of reasons, and false reviews are especially challenging to physicians because of HIPAA restrictions. Unlike, say, a restaurant… Continue Reading