Social Media's Role in Private Practice

With Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms growing in popularity, physicians are facing more pressure from patients to incorporate these tools into practice. This can be a difficult decision; however, for some the benefits will greatly outweigh the risks.

With Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms growing in popularity, physicians are facing more pressure from patients to incorporate these tools into practice. This can be a difficult decision; however, for some the benefits will greatly outweigh the risks.

Christopher Carroll, MD, MS, spoke about the risks and benefits of using social media in medical practice at the 2014 annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians in Austin, TX.