Greg Matthews

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Getting a 'Handle' on Doc Tweets

More doctors are using Twitter now than ever before, and a new database puts 1,400 of them -- along with 400,000 of their tweets -- at your …

MD Twitter-base may help ID KOLs

Pharmas considering doctors with large Twitter followings as speakers' bureau candidates may have noticed that it's not easy to parse a doc's online …

Health care Twitter all over the map

Lawmakers, doctors and journalists send out tweets by the millions on health care and health reform — but the three groups don’t have the same take on Twitter, according to a new analysis.<p>Botox comes up a lot more among doctors. Pfizer and Merck pop up among a sampling of health journalists. And …

The 'Angelina Effect' in Four Charts

Angelina provides an interesting look into how the famous can drive conversations about health. She is a celebrity of status, and her story is both dramatic and complicated.<p>When Angelina Jolie came out last month and announced her double mastectomy in a heartfelt <i>New York Times</i> piece, the reaction …

Breast Cancer

Honoring Kate Christensen, MD

I sometimes tell secrets on this blog about me, and one is that I have never been to a retirement celebration in my entire life. I guess I waited for …

The Doctor Blog by ZocDoc

As a healthcare provider, how should you attract new patients and increase patient satisfaction? Should you engage with patients through social …

Status Check // What Social Media Platforms do Hospitals Use?

I have always loved to look at data. Some times I have no idea what I am viewing, but I love numbers and what they tell us. I have been fortunate to …

Now Reading: The sustained psychological distress from not sharing information with patients

The title of this post is a riff of a line written by our ancestors in 1991, that I loved so much (see: Now Reading: “Concern that sharing …

The Second Nature of Public Medical Students

This tweet came floating down my Twitter stream yesterday. Allison, a medical student, remarked on an impending podcast interview. As quickly as her …

How Physicians Can Offer Direct Primary Care to Employers: An Interview with Dr. Samir Qamar of MedLion

Posted by on<p>Staying with the theme of practice models for independent physicians, here’s an interview with Samir Qamar, MD of MedLion.<p><i>Mary Pat: You</i> …

Oncology

Recent advances in genomics and molecular biology have helped make a case to stop calling certain low-risk tumors "cancer," authors of a review of …

A peek behind the stethoscope with Mike Sevilla and Jordan Grumet

I had a lot of driving to do last weekend, and it gave me an opportunity to catch up on a few podcasts (still, by the way, one of my favoriate ways …