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Confidentiality of Data and Information:
Email, Facebook, Online Search, & HIPAA
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Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Kosinski, M., Matz, S. C., Gosling, S. D., Popov, V., & Stillwell, D. (2015). Facebook as a research tool for the social sciences: Opportunities, challenges, ethical considerations, and practical guidelines. American Psychologist, 70(6), 543–556.
Liebmann, E. P., Preacher, K. J., Richter, K. P., Cupertino, A. P., & Catley, D. (2019). Identifying pathways to quitting smoking via telemedicine-delivered care. Health Psychology, 38(7), 638–647.
Lafontaine, M.-F., Azzi, S., Paquette, D., Tasca, G. A., Greenmand, P. S., Gosselin, J., Lebel, S., & Grenier, J. (2018). Telehealth for patients with chronic pain: Exploring a successful and an unsuccessful outcome. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 36(2-3), 140–160.
Lustgarten, S. D., & Colbow, A. J. (2017). Ethical concerns for telemental health therapy amidst governmental surveillance. American Psychologist, 72(2), 159–170.
Maheu, M. M., Wright, S. D., Neufeld, J., Drude, K. P., Hilty, D. M., Baker, D. C., & Callan, J. E. (2021). Interprofessional telebehavioral health competencies framework: Implications for telepsychology. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 52(5), 439–448.
Nielsen, B. A. (2015). Confidentiality and electronic health records: Keeping up with advances in technology and expectations for access. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 3(2), 175–178.
When considering the use of email or other forms of electronic communication with patients, establish written policies addressing not only the specific uses of email and social media that will be acceptable (E.g., Scheduling, therapeutic issues), but what else should be considered? To select and enter your answer go to .