Skip to main content
Toggle Menu of ADA WebSites
ADA Websites
Partnerships and Commissions
Toggle Search Area
Toggle Menu

Staff Use of Cell Phones and Personal Mobile Devices

umbrella
Managing Professional Risks | Managing Risks with the Dental Team
Staff Use of Cell Phones and Personal Mobile Devices
Man in suite and tie looking at a cell phone while smiling

Fact

Staff misuse of cell phones and other personal mobile devices while on the job can be a significant liability.

Why

Employees who take and post images of patients without permission are violating patient confidentiality. This is true even if the patient isn’t identified by name or the facial features can’t be distinguished. (HIPAA). Read the articles on HIPAA’s Privacy Rule ...