By admin February 28, 2012 3 Comments

In the recent times Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc have experienced enormous growth. Professionals now go online to communicate and social networks are changing the way people engage and work.

 

Social networking sites have become very popular with Doctors, physicians & other medical professionals because they allow them to share journals, activities, events, and information within medical communities.

 

Social networks also connect doctors with patients. Hospitals use social networking sites to inform about their specialties & build their brand image.

 

Some of the leading Social Networking sites for Medical Professionals are:

 

http://www.medagog.com

Appointment & document manager for medical professionals

 

http://doc2doc.bmj.com/

Leading Medical journal and huge repository of research articles

 

http://exchanges.webmd.com/default.htm

Public discussion on various medical conditions

 

http://www.sharecare.com/

QnA on various diseases and medical conditions

 

http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/

Huge collection of medical information sorted based on disease

 

http://www.ratemds.com/

Huge database of doctors with public ratings

 

http://doctors.net.uk/

Good content and Research Material

 

http://www.dailystrength.org

Public Groups and Forums offering advice etc

 

http://studentdoctor.net

Online test, interviews & Course Material for Doctors

 

http://www.sermo.com/

Search for MDs & Collaborate on difficult cases & Makes money from surveys and clinical trials

 

https://www.doximity.com/

Directory of Physicians based on Specialty

 

http://www.doctorshangout.com/

Complete Public forum with everybody posting photos & details

 

http://www.patient-experience.com

High quality articles sorted by diseases

 

http://www.patientslikeme.com/

Sharing disease condition, symptom or treatment by patients

 

http://www.everydayhealth.com/

Leading provider of online health information

 

http://doctorslounge.com/

High quality Medical Articles

 

http://www.healthboards.com/

Largest public forum of health related discussions

 

http://www.healthline.com/

Information sorted on the basis of diseases

http://ehealthforum.com/

QnA feature with lots of advice from actual doctors

 

http://www.healthcentral.com

Aggregates content from various sources

 

http://www.bettermedicine.com/

Quality content based on Medical Conditions

 

http://www.myoptumhealth.com/portal/

Quality content based on Medical Conditions

 

 

Medical professionals are concerned on Privacy issues with social networking services. As there are dangers of disclosing too much personal information about patients – online. However the benefits of social networking far outweigh the negative issues.

 

P.S:  In case any website has been missed, pl. update us.

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Comments:
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  2. Good post, great list of networking medical sites.

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