Social Media Terms of Use

We invite and welcome conversation on the RMPDS social media pages. Your thoughts and opinions about our patient care and quality of service matters to us, and can help improve our healthcare and improve our patients’ lives. However, RMPDS maintains narrowly focused discussions on its website and social media for the limited purpose of RMPDS’s mission and interests rather than creating a public forum.

RMPDS’s social media pages (Facebook, Twitter) are not public forums. With your participation, we ask that commenters adhere to our Terms of Use in order to have a respectful, open, authentic discussion. All comments are monitored, and RMPDS, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to remove or block commenters, comments, materials or posts when those comments, materials or posts do not promote a civil discussion or comply with RMPDS’s purpose for maintaining the social media site or:

  1.   1. Contain profanity, obscene or explicit material

  2.   2. Seek to sell or promote a commercial product or service

  3.   3. Are seeking to solicit patient health information from RMPDS patients

  4.   4. Are spam

  5.   5. Contain unlawful, hateful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous material/language or are discriminatory based on race, creed, color, 
          age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or political party (determined by the Marketing/Public
          Relations team) including links to such material

  6.   6. Violate any law, promote the violation of any law, or encourage illegal activity

  7.   7. Contain information that may compromise safety or security

  8.   8. Appear to be made by a person masquerading as someone else

  9.   9. Violate the privacy or security of Protected Health Information (PHI) or other confidential information that is not your own (this includes
           family, friends, and spouse)

  10. 10. Contain copyrighted or plagiarized material belonging to someone else

  11. 11. Campaign related material of any kind

  12. 12. We will block accounts immediately if we deem comments made that could be illegal, harmful or dangerous to persons, property, or
           RMPDS and its employees. RMPDS seeks genuine dialogue but will not accept comments that aim to inflict harm or damage on other
           individuals, business, or property.

We ask that you also remember that when you post a comment online, it is published for anyone to see. For your and your family’s privacy, consider carefully the amount of protected medical information linked to your name. RMPDS is not responsible for the information you choose to publish.