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How to start social media as doctors?

My old friend and mentor, Ves Dimov, MD at Clinical Cases and Images shared some great instructions about how to start using social media as medical professionals.

- Start on Twitter, expand to a blog as natural progression.

- Input your blog posts automatically to a Facebook like/fan page.

- Listen to the leading physicians, nurses and patients’ voices on Twitter, and reply.

- Comment on blogs.

- Do not be afraid to share your expertise.

- Comply with HIPAA and common sense.

Howard Luks addresses this issue:

Also here is what Ves thinks about using Twitter.

I have published a series of similar entries on my Medicine 2.0 page.

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  1. Social networking is now being used for various purposes. For doctors who are engaging in this, they can use it to their own advantage if they are professional, intelligent and cautious about what they’re doing.

    May 31, 2011
  2. batsanaa #

    I would like to receive a daily news from your website , will you put my email in your mailing list,
    I am a medical doctor, now i would like to go back to my field.

    June 1, 2011
  3. batsanaa #

    I love this social networking, Will you send me daily news , thank you very much, Very interesting network ,

    June 1, 2011

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