HIPAA and Social Media

October 16, 2014

Image Credit: jfcherry     There’s a lot of value social media offers physicians, fellows, and residents—from connecting with peers across the globe to educating patients on health issues & maintenance strategies. Successfully using social media to boost your professional success involves adopting the right strategies and avoiding some... Read More

Social Media Etiquette for Residents and Physicians

July 17, 2014

We’ve all heard stories about how someone’s social media use/lack of filter led to personal and professional consequences, ranging from minor embarrassments to serious problems. As a medical professional, you’re vulnerable to suffering some personal or professional harm due to any actions you take on social media, as did... Read More

Ideas to Better Educate Your Patients

July 3, 2014

As a healthcare professional, an important part of your role involves educating your patients on relevant health issues that empower them to make better decisions. However, getting the most helpful information across to your patients can be a challenging task. Here are some ideas to simply and creatively approach... Read More

Twitter Tips for Residents and Physicians

June 26, 2014

    Are you on Twitter? Twitter has been around for nearly a decade, but the medical community has begun adopting its use only fairly recently, so if you’ve been on the social networking site longer than a year or two, you’re certainly ahead of the curve. However, while... Read More

Why your medical staff should blog

May 1, 2014

So, you’re proactively monitoring your online reputation and have created a successful website as part of your digital communication strategy for your hospital or practice. At this point, you may be wondering what the next step is to improve that strategy. At this point, why not have your medical staff... Read More