Social Media

Communication Breakdown: Using Social Media in Medicine

Communication Breakdown: Using Social Media in Medicine

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Social media has proven to be an important tool across all professional fields, including medicine.

FDA: Social Media Companies Aren't Doing Enough to Stop Illegal Opioid Sales

FDA: Social Media Companies Aren't Doing Enough to Stop Illegal Opioid Sales

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A recent report from the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations detailed how subcommittee members found it 'easy' to find fentanyl, pay for it and have it shipped to anywhere in the U.S.

Physicians Should Encourage Patients to Leave Online Reviews

Physicians Should Encourage Patients to Leave Online Reviews

Most patients are using online reviews as a first step to finding a new doctor, and physicians should be proactive in asking patients for feedback either at the end of the visit or through online communication.

Physicians Tweeting About Drugs May Pose Financial Conflict of Interest

Physicians Tweeting About Drugs May Pose Financial Conflict of Interest

Most physicians on Twitter with a financial conflict of interest and frequent tweets mention specific drugs for which they have a conflict.

Electronic Communication With Patients: Tips

Electronic Communication With Patients: Tips

Physicians should take care and act prudently when conveying electronic messages to patients, always keeping sensitivity at the forefront.

UK Physicians Sending Confidential Scans via Apps

UK Physicians Sending Confidential Scans via Apps

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Doctors are now sharing confidential patient scans via Snapchat and The National Health Service has forced them to find other sources for sending and receiving scans.

Dos and Don'ts of Online Profiles for Medical Professionals

Dos and Don'ts of Online Profiles for Medical Professionals

Physicians should keep their online profiles clear, consistent, and factually accurate to take full advantage of reaching patients.

Crowdsourcing to Better Understand Migraine

Crowdsourcing to Better Understand Migraine

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Crowdsourcing For Migraine

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