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Social Media and Healthcare: The Power to Influence

  • April 07, 2022
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Webinar

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Social Media impacts almost every aspect of life including health care. Consumers can rely on health information being readily available via social media however, some health information can be misinformation or even disinformation.

The impact of this misinformation has elevated during the pandemic and both misinformation and disinformation can find its way to the physician-patient encounter. 

During this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Recognize the impact of social media on health misinformation in patient populations
  • Discuss resources to become knowledgeable on addressing misinformation with patients
  • Recognize professional and ethical responsibility in use of social media
  • Evaluate best practice to address patients authoring negative physician care remarks via social media
  • Identify at least three best-practice strategies to mitigate social media risk and apply to my practice

Continuing Education Credit

The Doctors Company is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical educational activities for physicians.

The Doctors Company designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Joint Providership

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Doctors Company and Champions for Health. The Doctors Company is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Thank you to the Doctors Company for their support in providing this program.

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