Everyone wants to put a number on social media use by physicians. Here’s the problem with graphs that cut the physician day up into neat little pieces of colorful pie.
Our online and offline spaces are slowly becoming one.
When I leave my Twitter client open on my desktop during an afternoon of clinic and I peek in occasionally, am I using it for 4 hours? What if I just listen to what folks are saying and say nothing myself? What if I peek at my Twitter app while waiting in line for lunch?
The boundaries between our online and offline spaces are slowly closing in. I can’t speak for everyone, but measuring, let alone differentiating, my on and offline workflow is becoming increasingly difficult.