This is a great resource for the patient that is always coming in with questions about the article she found on Wanda’s Natural Health Blog that says antibiotics will mix in her stomach with the gum she swallowed seven years ago and give her cancer. It’s a simple slide show on criteria one should use to evaluate the credibility of healthcare websites. Unfortunately, it is a painfully slow moving presentation, great for older patients but for anyone under 65, they might want to download the files or read the article version instead of watching the presentation. See tutorial.
This site is for the patient that needs to start loving the gym as much as he loves being online. This post brings together the best web fitness resources including blogs, community sites, podcasts and mobile applications. Read more.
If you haven’t heard of Doximity it’s the doctors-only, HIPAA-compliant version of Facebook. This is a safe way to collaborate with doctors across the country. No faxing, no lawsuits, just online collaboration at your fingertips. Read more.
Our good friend Howard J Luks M.D. is right on with his assessment of the importance of online reputation management. He’s got an overview of why you need to have your online reputation on your radar and the steps you need to take to manage it. However, he left out the fact that MDWebPro has a FREE online tool that will search the top medical review sites for your name, organize the information and send you e-mail alerts when new reviews are added. A Google search of your name is great but who has time to sort through every place your name (or someone with your name) shows up and who’s going to remember to do it on a regular basis? Read more.