Here are some interesting excerpts from a discussion on patient engagement and health care social media at the recent Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) meeting.
We owe it to patients & public to use social media to disseminate research, providing at moment of need — Wing Of Zock (@wingofzock)
Social media is listening, key to understanding what patients need @tedeytan
Twitter mentor: example of power of word-of-mouth in social media#hcsm” I think we should do more #mentoring — Anthony Cannella, MD (@apc_md)
Investing in more training and positive role models in #hcsm will be key to teaching the next generation — Wing Of Zock (@wingofzock)
We cannot teach our next generation of physicians to engage in social media, if current faculty is not engaged @doctor_v
#hcsm is about relationship, and how physicians can connect to patients directly. @tedeytan “we listen”
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