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Putting Twitter to use among oncologists: shared note-taking at national meetings

Putting Twitter to use among oncologists: shared note-taking at national meetings | Healthcare professionals and social media | Scoop.it

Michael Fisch elegantly demonstrates the  potential of Twitter to convey insights from professional medical conferences synoptically through an exploration of the anatomies of three tweets.


Via Andrew Spong
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The use of social media is changing the way that scientific information is exchanged at medical conferences. Michael Fisch explains why. 

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Gilbert C FAURE's curator insight, December 6, 2013 3:21 AM

interesting potentials but how to archive information and moreover find it again afterwards?

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Annals of Internal Medicine | Online Medical Professionalism: Patient and Public Relationships: Policy Statement From the American College of Physicians and the Federation of State Medical Boards

Annals of Internal Medicine | Online Medical Professionalism: Patient and Public Relationships: Policy Statement From the American College of Physicians and the Federation of State Medical Boards | Healthcare professionals and social media | Scoop.it
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This position paper from the American College of Physicians and the Federation of State Medical Boards examines and provides recommendations about the influence of social media on the patient–physician relationship, the role of these media in public perception of physician behaviors, and strategies for physician–physician communication that preserve confidentiality while best using these technologies.

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Some doctor-patient social media relationships are NSFW

Some doctor-patient social media relationships are NSFW | Healthcare professionals and social media | Scoop.it
“And then I instagrammed his appendix.” MercyPatients have gone online, digital natives are entering medical schools and regulatory bodies, like the General Medical Council in the UK, are scrambling…
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A very well written article about the issues that face doctors and other health professionals when engaging professionally and personally in social media. The author outlines the key issues with great examples of good, and not so good, practice!

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Content of Weblogs Written by Health Professionals

Content of Weblogs Written by Health Professionals | Healthcare professionals and social media | Scoop.it
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16.6% of 271 medical blogs reviewed included sufficient information for patients to identify their doctors and themselves. Three blogs included recognizable photos!

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Report of the AMA Council on Ethical and Judic... [J Clin Ethics. 2011] - PubMed - NCBI

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Abstract for Report of the AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs: professionalism in the use of social media.



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