Social Media: The Key to Transforming Doctor-Patient Communication
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
Your child has come down with a rasping cough. You put on your Dr. Mom hat, jump online and feverishly Google their symptoms, you check social media to see if any of your friend’s children are sick. Overwhelmed by the multitude of potential diagnoses, you decide to wait and see if the cough subsides before scheduling an appointment. But what if you could connect with your doctor using social media ; asking for advice via a quick Twitter or Facebook message?