Doctors across the U.S., who now find themselves online as much as in the exam room, are getting social media guidance from state and national medical associations and hospitals. The Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline has adopted guidelines to help physicians stay within the boundaries of what it calls appropriate social media use.
R.I. guiding doctors on social media bedside manner
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