This article recently appears in Reuters, describing physicians using one of the social networking tools – Twitter to communicate with their patients.
Reuters; Thurs, May 20, 2010 http://bit.ly/dzsdhN
E-health and Web 2.0: The doctor will tweet you now
This quote appeared in the article — “While telemedicine may seem a cold and impersonal approach to patient care, physicians say it’s exactly the opposite. And they are quickly embracing it as a way to foster a more intimate relationship with patients and educate them about treatments prior to office visits.”