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What’s your manifesto as a patient on Social Media? #HealthXPh Feb 22 Tweetchat and HOA

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One request I often get from tech and social media savvy patients is this, “Doc, can I add you as my friend on Facebook?”. My reply is something like this : “ No, I don’t add patients as friends on facebook, but you can communicate with me on my professional facebook page”.  I sometimes draw flak…

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Can I have sex after an orthopedic procedure?

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Many orthopedic surgeons rarely get this question from patients. For some who do, explaining “sex after orthopedic procedure” would be a daunting, if not an embarrassing challenge. One patient boldly asked this question on follow up, two weeks after his orthopedic surgery.  He has an external fixator on his right thigh and leg of his right lower extremity.To…

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Do you have a social media policy in your healthcare institution?

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Philippines ranks first in the global social media penetration according to a February 2011 market survey by Global Web Index. In this survey, it was also pointed out that asian countries do more ‘content sharing‘ than sharing messages as in other countries (UK, Canada). What is the implication of this survey results to Philippines’ healthcare system?…

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