Social media in health care is a fascinating and rapidly mutating field. One of things that makes it so interesting is that just as we start to master one set of tools, new ones arrive. Twitter is the latest tool to catch fire in the Healthcare Social Media arena. The real time nature of Twitter and the ability to have conversations with colleagues around the world is one of the most globe-shrinking experiences in which I have ever participated.
On the other hand if you want to make snarky side comments about the use of Comic Sans in the presentation Twitter is the perfect tool.
Pot meet Kettle. Kettle meet pot:
I have agreed to live Tweet Med 2.0’12 in September for eAJKD. I am going to try and filter my tweets and use the tool rationally. I want to pair a modest bolus of tweets with short individual posts for each session in which I participate.