Can social media bridge the gap between patient and doctor?

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Here’s an interesting article on what could be the benefits of having more doctors involved in social media. 

Could it be possible that one day when we Google a health concern the result will be advice and information from your doctor’s blog rather than WebMD? How about messaging your doctor on Facebook letting him know how your recovery is going?

Medicine in the Age of Twitter

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2 Responses to “Can social media bridge the gap between patient and doctor?”

  1. Julie Turner Says:

    This would be great! When your doctor has been bugging you to lose weight for several years and then you do lose, say, 28 pounds, maybe he’d be happy to know that. Just for a random example.

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