media mentions, April 2011

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

The New York Times’ Well: Should Your Doctor Be on Facebook?

Dr. Kevin Pho, a primary care doctor in New Hampshire who writes the popular KevinMD blog, maintains both a personal and a professional online presence. His professional Facebook page contains his writing and commentary and can be “liked” by anyone. He limits access to his personal Facebook page to family and close friends.

The Indianapolis Star: Doctors prescribe technology, social media for sharing info

In the future, more physicians may turn to all these modes of interaction, said Pho, an internist in Nashua, N.H.

“Gone are the days when people are going to look for doctors in the Yellow Pages,” he said. “It’s really to a physician’s advantage to have a digital footprint. . . . I try to convince other doctors (that) you need to get online sooner rather than later.”

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