MDs Facebooking Patients

November 2, 2011
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A new Sermo report Yes, MDs are Facebooking their Patients reveals how physicians are using social networks to connect with patients in new ways.
  • Which social network(s) they use to connect with patients
  • Frequency they use social media
  • Promotional materials they would share on these networks

The data presented below shows just how popular Facebook is compared to the other media options, currently available.

A new Sermo report Yes, MDs are Facebooking their Patients reveals how physicians are using social networks to connect with patients in new ways.
  • Which social network(s) they use to connect with patients
  • Frequency they use social media
  • Promotional materials they would share on these networks

The data presented below shows just how popular Facebook is compared to the other media options, currently available.

    Md facebook

    The risk manager in me hopes that there are safeguards in place to protect both the physician and the privacy of the patient’s health information.