Nurses Share Insights into Social Media - Social media has changed the landscape in health care and it is a powerful and phenomenal platform to help educate consumers, raise awareness of health issues and connect with consumers and colleagues. Social media gives a voice to patients and consumers and it allows the conversation to get started. Nurses have the opportunity to engage with consumers and colleagues.
Should doctors undergo a formal social media training program? The answer from Mayo Clinic is “yes.” The healthcare system’s social media training program, “Social Media Residency, will for the first time will be offered at another hospital. The program will be held at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City this June.