An article written by Pamela E. Hepp, a shareholder in the Health Care Section of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's Pittsburgh office, was the front page feature in the June 2011 edition of Western Pennsylvania Hospital News. Hepp's article, "Social Media Implications for Healthcare: Is it Time for a Social Media Policy?" details the uptick in social media use throughout the health care industry and explains the possible privacy and risk management concerns associated with embracing the technology.

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This article is reprinted with permsision from Western Pennsylvania Hospital News.