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Tips For Physicians Who Want To Get Involved In Social Media

My old friend and mentor, Ves Dimov, MD at Clinical Cases and Images shared some great instructions about how to start using social media as medical professionals.

- Start on Twitter, expand to a blog as natural progression.

- Input your blog posts automatically to a Facebook like/fan page.

- Listen to the leading physicians, nurses and patients’ voices on Twitter, and reply.

- Comment on blogs.

- Do not be afraid to share your expertise.

- Comply with HIPAA and common sense.

Also here is what Ves thinks about using Twitter.

I have published a series of similar entries on my Medicine 2.0 page.

*This blog post was originally published at ScienceRoll*


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One Response to “Tips For Physicians Who Want To Get Involved In Social Media”

  1. Gary Levin says:

    Physicians and Social Media as tools is a topic covered at Health Train Express, as well. In a 3 part series HTP discusses
    Social Media Backfire: Series in April and May archives: blog at http://healthtrain.blogspot.com

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