Social Networking: Doctors Are Concerned – Should They Be?

January 3, 2011 No Comments

Twitter is certainly growing and Facebook is the 2010 most searched for website and the most searched term, however many doctors are worried about them being used in the medical industry. They tend to stick to phone calls and face-to-face interactions.

There are serious concerns over the security of data privacy and protection and perhaps some of the concerns are right. Most of the social networking giants have had security problems. Facebook & Twitter have had their fair share of problems but that hasn’t stopped them from having mass growth. Of course it all changes when sensitive information is being exchanged, you probably wouldn’t want your conversations with your doctor broadcasted would you?

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