Tag: twitter for medical care

Connecting healthcare + social media: the #HCSMNY conference

The pervasiveness of Facebook and other social media platforms has created opportunities to improve patient-physician communication. Willing doctors can connect with patients in and outside the exam room, expanding their reach and thus jointly sharing in the empowerment this newest technology revolution offers. Orthopedic surgeon Howard Luks summarizes the power of social media for physicians this way: […]

Physicians using twitter to give medical advice

The popular South Korean newspaper, the JoongAng Daily, just published an article chronicling how physicians are using mobile technology to interact with patients. The article mentions popular apps, such as MedCalc and other radiology viewing software we’ve know for awhile. What’s interesting though – how physicians in South Korea are using twitter to actively engage […]