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Twittercast FAQs

Q: What about patient privacy?

A: The patient agreed in advance to tweeting the procedure and signed a consent form. We have agreed not to disclose any information that the patient asked us not to disclose.

Q: How do you maintain the sterile field?

A: The marketing team twittering the surgery is in the operating room but remains outside the sterile field at all times.

Q: Why do a Twittercast of a surgery?

A: We're using Twitter for health education and awareness and to engage other social media users interested in health information.

For us, patient privacy and dignity remain foremost. See our long-held values that guide our health system.


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