By: Don S. Dizon MD
It is important that clinicians engage with social media, since reputations are at risk by not knowing what is being said, shared, and discussed online about them online.
By: Ravi A. Chandra, MD, PhD
Doctors are taught to think through medical decisions by listing a series of options, weighing the risks and benefits of each, and ultimately concluding on the superior option. This comparative maximization approach is drilled into us as medical students and residents.
By: Julie Song, MPH, CPHRM, Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company
Compared to other industries, the medical profession has been late in recognizing the many benefits of social media. In the past few years, it has entered into an uneasy relationship with the new medium.