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

  • HIPAA privacy regulations prevent UC Davis Health employees from engaging in discussions about patient and family complaints. Patients and family members who have issues with 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 share confidential or proprietary 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.

Visit the Social Media Toolkit for more information on proper social media use.

  • P&P 1302: Protected Health Information (PHI)/Personal Information (PI) Breach Notification
  • P&P 1307: Social Media Policy
  • P&P 2446: Tracking Disclosures of Protected Health Information (PHI)