Follow the 'Healthcare Twitizens' of the week
Tuesday 07 September 2010
Social media health professionals are nominated weekly on #MedicalMonday by Twitter users. Here are the top tweeters that you may want to follow for healthful information.
All of the nominees have been tweeting for a minimum of one year with a certain number of RTs (retweets or re-posts) and interaction with the health care social media community (HCSM).
Also, "one winner each month will be selected to win a year subscription to Schedgehog.com" ($390/€303), a free app for a health care professional's patients to manage appointments based on tweets and followers.
And, this week's nominees are:
@dockj, Family Medicine Educator, Father, Husband, Health IT. These are my thoughts, not those of my employer. Snake oil cures. http://twitter.com/dockj
@DavidAKesslerMD, Former FDA commissioner, pediatrician, father, husband. Author of The End of Overeating. Former dean of medical schools at Yale, U. of California San Francisco http://twitter.com/DavidAKesslerMD
@healthythinker, Health economist, advisor, consumer health proponent, participatory health advocate and Health 2.0 evangelist http://twitter.com/healthythinker
@symtym, Physician meandering healthcare, law, and technology; Director of Social Media, Emergency Medicine Physicians http://twitter.com/symtym
@xrad2, Decent Doctor. Bad Bassist. Lush. Apple fanatic. http://twitter.com/xrad2
@enochchoi, dad, hubby, doctor, electronic health record geek, Haiti disaster medical volunteer, blogger, wine geek, foodie, Christian, karaoke warbler http://twitter.com/enochchoi
@BarbaraFicarra, Radio Show Host, Executive Producer, Founder Healthin30.com, Speaker, Media Coach, Blogger, Consultant, Writer Huffingtonpost.com, Registered Nurse and... http://twitter.com/barbaraficarra
Also the HCSM weekly tweetbate debate takes place every Sunday at 8pm CST via Twitter #HCSM with a transcript available for review at http://healthsocmed.com/
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