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The Perilous Trap of Social Media

November 21, 2015 – 3:06 PM |
The Perilous Trap of Social Media

I had just stepped out of the clinic on a chilly day, hurrying out while using my phone, when my attending physician said, “Always be focused and remain sincere to your life; there are very …

Social Media in the World of Medicine: Where to Draw the Fine Line

November 2, 2014 – 11:05 AM |

 Face book, Twitter, LinkedIn, Whatsapp ,Viber we all come across to these words many times a day. We, especially the youth of 21st century cannot imagine their lives without updating a status or tweeting about …

Social Networking: Just How “Anti-Social” are We Becoming?

October 5, 2013 – 10:55 PM |

The social network is theoretically useful in the social sciences to study the relationship between individuals, groups and even organizations. The ties through which any social units connect represents the convergence of the various social …

Implication of Social Media in Healthcare Practice

August 14, 2013 – 10:44 PM |

Technology advancements have transformed our way of living, way of working, and way of interacting. E-health can be defined as the promotion of the health, comfort, and well-being with every individual and their families to …

Social Media for Doctors: A Portal to the World

August 14, 2013 – 5:53 AM |

With advancement of technology and other sciences the world is turning into a global village where problems are shared, advancements are liked and issues are being raised and commented. Yes, it’s the world of social …

Effects of Social Media on Nursing

July 30, 2013 – 11:59 PM |

1. Introduction
Healthcare is one of the most promising and fastest growing industries today. Every day, we witness new drugs and medical technologies coming into the market. We can see different advancements in technology sprouting out …

Social Media And “The Fear Of Missing Out” Phenomenon

May 5, 2013 – 7:00 PM | One Comment

The new window on my browser is constantly blinking after every two minutes as I sit here on my desktop, trying to write a blog. I type one sentence and oh wait; I have a …

Twitter: A New Age In The Doctor Patient Relationship

August 28, 2012 – 1:58 PM | 3 Comments

When medicine met the Internet, there was a global expansion of medical information: some evidence based and accurate, others misleading and false; for professionals and patients alike to peruse and usurp. Soon, there were

To Tweet or Not To Tweet? Doctors & Social Media

August 27, 2012 – 1:16 PM | One Comment

It’s hard to deny that in a very small amount of time, social media has become deeply embedded into the contemporary culture. The ultimate product of globalization, ability to communicate freely and without hindrance to …

Tweeting Headache, Face booking Appointments and i-Medicine

August 12, 2012 – 6:17 AM | 21 Comments

In the era of Face book, Twitter, MySpace and numerous other social networking websites, medicine and healthcare has also been influenced by social media. While some patients find it easier to contact their doctors and …

Social Media- A Unicorn or Just a Horse?

July 25, 2012 – 3:54 AM | One Comment

The term “Social Media” describes tools, websites and software that allows people to connect and share. The best way to define social media is to break it down. Media is an instrument on communication, like …

Facebook Depression! Is it Real or Just a Cliche?

May 31, 2012 – 10:35 AM |

The present decade has witnessed an exponential group in the number of social media users. Facebook alone has an estimated over 500 million users. With these staggering figures, it becomes clear right at the onset …