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Should doctors or hospitals follow their patients on Twitter?

That's the underlying question Hinda Mandell, Ph.D. raised Tuesday in a post on the Boston Public Radio site, "Brave New World: Your Doctor, Your Private Parts, Twitter And You." My gynecologist just followed my vagina on Twitter.  At least, that’s how it felt when I received email notification that I had [...]

Created by Lee Aase

Start the Patient-Doctor Relationship with Questions about Gathering Health Information

About one third of U.S. adults with online access will look up health information about a specific condition, but only about half will discuss what they've found with a doctor [Pew Internet]. Recent research suggests patients want to share what they learn online but often get a negative reaction from [...]

Created by Matthew Katz, MD

Hello Everyone! I have not had a chance to be on here [...]

Hello Everyone! I have not had a chance to be on here engaging with everyone as much as I would like to, but I was working today when this Facebook post came across my desk. Now the physician did not take photos of the patient's face, but there is what [...]

Created by Ahmanielle Hall

Webinar: Teach your physicians and staff how to blog

How do you get the best people to blog? Is it possible to train a proud, sensitive doctor who thinks he’s a perfectly adequate communicator to write in an accessible, popular, jargon-free style? Can you even teach this? On March 26, during this webinar, “Teach your physicians and staff how [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

Webinar Archive: Convince your docs to dive into social media

One of the key new benefits for members of the Social Media Health Network is free participation in the series of monthly webinars the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media is producing in collaboration with Ragan Communications. While Ragan sells registration for each webinar for $99 to $139, Network members [...]

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Webinar - A Social Media Primer for Physicians

Whether you're a PR or marketing, in-house or at an agency, a private-practice physician embarking on a social program or a manager in charge of a health care nonprofit with staff doctors, our new 75-minute webinar on Thursday, September 26, "A social media primer for hospital physicians" by Susan Tellem, [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

Medicine 2.0 is in the Dark Ages

Editor’s Note: Matt Katz, M.D., is a member of the External Advisory Board for the Mayo Clinic center for Social Media. Medicine 2.0 may have a catchy jingle, it's simply wrong.  Medicine has ancient roots.  If we are going to really look at how to evolve healthcare, we should look beyond [...]

Created by Matthew Katz, MD

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