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Twitter: A Social Soundtrack for Medical Meetings

Twitter has changed a lot of things in healthcare. One of them is communication at medical meetings. Yesterday, the embargo of abstracts to be presented at this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Congress was lifted at 6pm, creating a big wave of conversations on Twitter. Oncology is one of the most active and […]

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Why is “Social Media Residency” essential for tomorrow’s physicians

Should doctors undergo a formal social media training program? The answer from Mayo Clinic is “yes.” The healthcare system’s social media training program “Social Media Residency” for the first time will be offered at another hospital. The program will be held at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City this June. Although there have been […]

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