Online Physicians and Health Reform – A Closer Look

NOTE: This post is the second of 3 posts in a series - if you haven't read the first, it might be helpful for background. - GM Online Physicians and Health Reform [...]

By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Online Physicians and Health Reform – By the Numbers

As you're likely aware, the US House of Representatives last week narrowly passed House of Representatives Bill 2192 - more commonly known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA) or [...]

Diagnosing the Online Zika Outbreak

(This blog was co-published on W2Ogroup.com) The recent Zika infection of 14 people in a Florida community near Miami – the first case of U.S. transmission from local mosquitoes – has [...]

Who doctors ACTUALLY follow – The Reporters

***UPDATE: This post has been updated to include a graphic showing the top 10 journalists followed by US doctors; it's below.*** Last Friday I introduced the updated version of our "Who [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Who doctors ACTUALLY follow – February 2016

Readers of this blog are already familiar with my disdain for unscientifically generated "top 100" style lists (except when I'm on them, of course). So in the spring of 2014, [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Physicians and the Media at ASCO15

One of the trends we've seen accelerating rapidly over the past year is to see physicians increasingly driving and policing the news about health and healthcare. That's happening not only  through [...]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Not Pushing the Tryptophan Myth: Doctors Debunk Turkey Food Coma

It's that time of year again. Leaves changing color (unless you're in Texas), football of the professional and college variety (high school too, again if you you're in Texas), and [...]

By |November 26th, 2014|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Physicians Turn to Social Media to Calm Ebola Frenzy

(Graph shows twitter mentions: "ebola" OR #ebola* OR #ebolaoutbreak) Ebola has gone from a relatively rare African disease to a worldwide health scare in a matter of months. [...]

By |October 27th, 2014|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

But are doctors really on social media?

Missing the Forest For The Trees: The change in physician roles that the healthcare industry missed. This is a question that we healthcare communicators have been fielding from [...]

Physicians as Media, but Not Journalists

“Physicians aren’t ‘just’ healers, prescribers or researchers anymore. In the healthcare ecosystem, for all practical purposes, physicians are the media.” This is an interesting aspect of the shifting role of [...]