Patient Support & Advocacy When patients want to text: HIPAA, OMG! See you L8R, privacy? As more patients wish to text their physicians, knotty questions about patient privacy and patient-clinician relationship boundaries arise. Patient Support & Advocacy AMA health data privacy framework Protecting an individual's privacy preferences and their personally identifiable information begins with putting the patient first in building a privacy framework. Patient Support & Advocacy How to respond to bad online reviews Social media can be tricky for physicians. Responding to negative online reviews from patients can lead to accusations of violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Patient Support & Advocacy Improving patient safety Stay informed on the AMA's efforts to pass the act and learn what physicians can do to increase patient safety in their practice. Patient Support & Advocacy Medical cybersecurity: A patient safety issue Study finds 83% of physician practices experienced a cyberattack; HIPAA is a must but not enough, and reliable IT vendors are just part of the solution. Patient Support & Advocacy Health reform: Industry experts talk funding, market uncertainty A discussion with experts on what is ahead for health care reform and how medicine will address the needs of patients in an uncertain future.