Sunday, September 6, 2009

Should You 'friend' Your Doctor on Facebook?

Urban Chameleon news

I just find it amazing that these days it's easier to even get a hold of your doctor on Facebook than through an emergency phone line- not to mention I don't trust Facebook to be all that private! (click here for: Marketing companies sells clients Facebook friends)

Former NBA player Walter Jordan uses Facebook to get in touch with his physician, Dr. William Cooper

Frustrated with closed offices, unreturned phone messages and other aspects of the sometimes-slow pace of doctor-patient communication, Jordan came up with a solution: He now sends his doctor messages on
Facebook. He says that communicating with his cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. William Cooper, on the social networking site has been easy and efficient. full article on cnn

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