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New #MDchat Hashtag Fills Important Twitter Void

October 26, 2010
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Tweet Phil Baumann (@philbaumann), creator of the popular #RNchat Twitter hashtag, recently announced a new Twitter hashtag specifically for doctors.  A growing number of health care industry insiders have been participating in various Twitter discussions for a couple of years now.  However, this is the first organized Twitter chat targeting physicians.  In my opinion, it’s […]

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Why Doctors Should Tweet

November 24, 2009
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Tweet And embrace other forms of social media The way patients gather health information and research physicians/hospitals continues to change dramatically.  According to Pew Research Center, “80% of adult Internet users look for health information online. 29% of users have looked online for information about a particular doctor or hospital.” In fact, the AMA (American […]

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