As a UC Davis Health employee that may use social media for personal and professional reasons, please review the Social Media policy and remember the following:

As a UC Davis Health employee that may engage in online conversations, please remember the following:

  • HIPAA prevents UC Davis Health employees from posting anything about patient and family complaints. Patients and family members who have complaints about their health care should be referred to Patient Relations to address their concerns.
  • Follow all applicable UC Davis Health policies and all patient privacy policies. Do not post any confidential information about UC Davis or our patients. Posting any personal information about patients or workforce members, including but not limited to their full name, address, phone number, etc., without their permission is also prohibited.

Please visit the Social Media Toolkit “Do’s and Don’ts” for more information on approved social media use.

  • P&P 1302: Protected Health Information (PHI)/Personal Information (PI) Breach Notification
  • P&P 1307: Social Media Policy
  • P&P 1305: Electronic Communications - Allowable Use
  • P&P 1309: Information Systems Security and Access
  • P&P 1313: Protected Health Information or Personal Information on Mobile Devices and Personal Computers
  • P&P 1314: E-Mail Use for UCDMC Personnel (Employees, Faculty, Staff, Volunteers and Students)
  • P&P 1333: HIPAA Data Integrity
  • P&P 1335: Safeguarding of Facilities Housing Computing Equipment
  • P&P 1450: Destruction of Confidential Records
  • P&P 2379: Patient Rights Related to Protected Health Information
  • P&P 2401: HIPPA Business Associate Agreement Policy
  • P&P 2406: Notice of Privacy Practices
  • P&P 2408: Chaplaincy Services, Clergy, and Access to Protected Health Information
  • P&P 2410: Allowable Uses and Disclosure for Protected Health Information
  • P&P 2414: Disclosing Protected Health Information By a Valid HIPAA Authorization
  • P&P 2418: Disclosing Protected Health Information to the Clergy, Media and Public
  • P&P 2422: Disclosing Protected Health Information to Friends and Relatives
  • P&P 2426: Disclosing Protected Health Information to Law Enforcement
  • P&P 2430: Disclosing Protected Health Information to Payors
  • P&P 2434: Disclosing Protected Health Information by Telephone
  • P&P 2438: Disclosing Protected Health Information by Fax
  • P&P 2442: E-Mail Communication that Contains Protected Health Information or Personal Information
  • P&P 2446: Tracking Disclosures of Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • P&P 2448: Privacy and Surveillance Program
  • P&P 2450: Disclosing the Minimum Necessary Protected Health Information
  • P&P 2454: Employee Access to Protected Health Information and Personal Information