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Is It OK to Connect with Physicians via Social Media?

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One of the hot topics in medical sociology is the use of social media for communication in the medical community. Physicians are becoming more comfortable using blogs and social media sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, for connecting with their patients. Furthermore, patients can comment and question physicians using social media without having to step into their office. This raises several issues in the medical community, starting with patient confidentiality.

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