ABA Webinar Tackles Social Media and Health Care: Opportunities and Risks

CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2013 — The _ will present “Social Media & Health Care: Opportunities and Risks,” a live CLE program and webinar 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Jan. 31, at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Chicago.

The program will address how social media is rapidly changing health care providers’ operations and their interactions with patients and the public. Key topics include:

  • Social media 101 (breakfast session);
  • Social media trends in health care marketing;
  • Aligning social media strategy with a health care organization’s mission; and
  • Key legal issues for health care providers, including privacy, trademark/copyright infringement, defamation, e-discovery and more.

The program’s moderator is Robyn S. Shapiro, chair of the ABA Special Committee on Bioethics and the Law and partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath in Milwaukee; other speakers include Hilary Hansen, senior government relations manager, Drinker Biddle & Reath in Washington, D.C., and Drinker Biddle & Reath Chicago partners Jennifer Breuer, Darren Cahr and Stephanie Dodge Gournis.

Co-sponsors of the program include the ABA Special Committee on Bioethics and the Law, the Health Law Section, the Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities, and the Division for Public Services.

Social Media & Health Care: Opportunities and Risks

Thu., Jan. 31, 2013
8:30 a.m. – Noon

Drinker Biddle & Reath
191 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 3700
Chicago, IL 60604

There is no charge for media covering this event. To register, please contact Meredith Josef at -1092 or .

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