Ask ECRI: Social Media and Free Speech: Are Employees Protected?
September 3, 2019 | Ambulatory Care Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
A risk manager recently asked for guidance about balancing employees' rights to free speech with the company policy on not posting (on social media) negative comments about the company or about coworkers.
In our response we acknowledge the challenge of balancing patient privacy the organization's reputation, and employees' rights. To address this challenge, ECRI Institute strongly recommends involving the...