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Half of US plastic surgeons market their practice via social media
Date:5/1/2013

believed that engaging in social media led to increased patient referrals and positive feedback.

Few plastic surgeons1.5 percentreported negative effects of social media on their practice. Some surgeons had received criticisms or negative commentary from patients via social media, but most thought these criticisms hadn't harmed their practice.

But Feel the Need for Social Media Standards and Guidance

Plastic surgeons who weren't using social media were asked why. They cited reasons including maintaining a sense of professionalism, protecting patient confidentiality and concerns about becoming too accessible.

About one-fourth of respondents felt that the ASPS and other governing bodies "should provide some oversight and/or monitoring of plastic surgeons' use of social medial to ensure ethical online behavior." ASPS is active on social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Google + and YouTube.

Social media has revolutionized the way in which people and businesses interactincluding a growing role in the health care industry. Although plastic surgeons have been leaders in the development of online interactive content, there has been surprisingly little information on whether and how they are using social media.

The new study shows that many plastic surgeons have joined the social media revolution and believe it has benefited their practice in various ways. However, they also perceive a need for standards of practice and oversight to ensure appropriate and ethical use of social media. Dr. Jarrahy and colleagues conclude, "Because of our current level of engagement with existing social media services, plastic surgeons are uniquely poised to become leaders in develo
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Contact: Connie Hughes
connie.hughes@wolterskluwer.com
Wolters Kluwer Health
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