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This isn't the first time that Twitter has been in the news due to its ability to disseminate less-than-reliable information about an important health topic. So what can you do about patients who look to Twitter for medical advice?
A recent study, published in the American Journal of Infection Control, found that a single tweet can spread incorrect information to more than a million people.
Good news doctors! Although the current Congress is content to fritter away your future income with so-called healthcare reform, a plucky Republican candidate for Senate in Nevada has offered a sensible (and tasty) alternative to the usual fee for service: poultry!
This New York City MD practices with colleagues who run their patients through an assembly line of unnecessary tests and procedures out of greed and worse. He hates what he sees, but is unsure what he can do about it.
I soon found myself spinning and wheeling back and forth between patient and computer, and when my patient did talk, his story came only in spurts because every time I turned my back to him to type, the room fell silent.
After 25 years in private group practice, this full-share physician is headed for new pastures and is unsure of how to handle managing his buy-out. The first step: determining how much you're worth.