The more I read the more warnings I hear about doctors online. It seems that as more doctors interact online, the more problems we can expect to encounter. According to authorities, things are about to get worse for all of us. Imagine the clinical chaos we can expect come 2050. Or maybe not. The problem with this pessimistic view is what Matt Ridley has ... Continue Reading about Will Things Really Get Worse for Doctors Online?
This is a general narrative of Pediatric Grand Rounds on risk and opportunity delivered at Texas Children’s Hospital on December 2nd, 2011. I have included select graphics that were used during the presentation. I want to thank Dr. Mark Ward for inviting me to speak here at Pediatric Grand Rounds. The dilemmas and concerns surrounding physicians and social media ... Continue Reading about Physicians, Risk and Opportunity in the Digital Age
This week a reporter cornered me on the issue of professional behavior in the social space. How is it defined? I didn’t have an answer. But it’s something that I think about. Perhaps there isn’t much to think about. As a ‘representative’ of my hospital and a physician to the children in my community, how I behave in public isn’t any different than a decade ago. ... Continue Reading about Defining Online Professional Behavior