I just read this article about a new generation of Twitter-like tools that allow organizations to maintain private Twitter networks. So I got to thinking what it might be like if a clinician and their patients set up one such network. Kind of like a group visit. I created a mockup, using Yammer, one of the products. It’s a dialogue between a few patients, with the doctor (or name your health professional) chiming in.
What do you think? Could this paradigm move patient-physician communication to patient-community-physician communication?
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