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Doctors on Twitter: 2006 – 2014 Worldwide growth mapped #hcsm

[Video maps growth in doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals using Twitter since its launch in 2006 to 2014.]

While Facebook lends itself better as a professional social media portal, it would be interesting to know the growth in patients’ following their physicians on Twitter (and other social media).  If we can get past the hurdles of HIPAA restrictions and other legal silliness, social media could become the mechanism through which patients and their physicians effectively interact and improve their healthcare.

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