- By Dana Sparks
Patient Education Doesn't Stop in Doctor's Office
Today's patients are educating themselves far beyond traditional waiting room pamphlets. With social media, search engines and active disease communities, engaging with patients in the online space where they're searching for answers offers physicians a new way to educate their patients. During this week's Health Care Social Media Summit at Mayo Clinic, Kansas City pediatrician Dr. Natasha Burgert spoke about using these online tools to improve communication between physicians and patients.
Sound bites with Dr. Burgert are available in the downloads above