Category: Social Media

Tweets, Likes, and Liabilities

I can’t top the title that the author of this book serves up, so I am not going to try to conjure up some hokey label. Just check this out. What you will see is a book, penned by an attorney, that outlines the liabilities that can befall a healthcare professional...

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MM Vs. AM

Huh?  Check this out.  What you will see is a blog post, penned by an Endocrinologist, arguing that Mainstream Medicine needs to do a better job in dealing with Alternative Medicine. Translated, this means that when a mainstream physician writes...

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Social Media – Friend Or Foe Of Science???

Easy one. Foe. Check this out. You will see that in a recent JAMA report, the AMA called for “protecting” the sanctity of medical science in the era of social media. You will also see repeated cases that support the need to do that. The general principle here,...

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Pseudoscience On Social Media

Check this out. Pseudoscience. Sort of the healthcare equivalent of “fake news.” According to this blogging physician’s observations, with which I wholeheartedly agree, most healthcare “information” available to consumers on social media is pseudoscience, posted...

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Speak Your Mind, But…

Check this out. Here you will find a blog post from a Canadian physician that sort of speaks for itself (pun intended.). The question wrestled with here deals with the extent to which medical professionals are “free” to speak their minds on social media.  Interestingly...

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Medical Microcelebrities

Check out this blog post. What you will see is the blogging physician’s description of a new breed of non-physician experts who use the Social Media to spread their perspectives on issues related to healthcare, and even to start new movements related to healthcare...

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Social Media Progress in 2016

For a quick summary of what happened in the last 12 months with the top social media, check this out. Each of us will likely have a different takeaway from the information presented here. Grabbing my attention hardest is the prediction that Snap will go public to...

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