recent media mentions, December 2010

I’d like to thank various media outlets for recently citing

KIRO Radio: What should doctors tweet about?

But what should doctors tweet about, and how can it help you, the patient? Dr. Kevin Pho has been blogging at since 2004. “60 plus percent of patients use the web to research health information,” he said. “Having a reputable organization guide patients and point them to reputable information is one of the biggest benefits.”

HealthLeaders: Personalities: Dot-com Doctor

These days, it’s not uncommon for patients to search for information about their doctor online. But when patients type “Kevin Pho, MD,” into Google, the search results include The Wall Street Journal, CNN, and Forbes. Pho, a primary care physician in Nashua, NH, has become a prominent healthcare commentator since he launched his blog,, in 2004.

Ellerin Health Media: The social physician

Dr. Kevin Pho, an internist in Nashua, NH … started blogging in 2004 to provide the public with a reasonable medical perspective on the often-sensationalized health topics in the news. Patients would hear about a study, research it online and call his office with a list of questions. He recognized that they were being overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of information available.