I am fascinated with social media and medicine and how Web 2.0, the interactive Internet, is changing the face of medicine.
Social media can be a great way to spread medical information. Articles, standards of practice, clinical opinions….I have seen (and appreciated) then all on Twitter, Facebook, comments, and blogs.
Because social media has information, it rightly informs our patients.
Because social media is available 24/7 it rightly interests our patients,
But because social media also has opinion. Because it is the personal experience. Because it is an emotional experience it captivates our patients.
And like you, I’m also one of those patients.
Here are some articles I’ve written on social media…