Awkward or Awesome? Doctors and Patients as Facebook Friends (Wall Street Journal)

Patient privacy and maintaining proper boundaries are two of the issues that arise around the question of whether doctors and their patients should be friends on Facebook. As social media tools proliferate, many healthcare providers are finding a role for them in their practices. The Wall Street Journal looks at how some are using the technology to enhance the level of care, while striving to maintain the balance between professional and personal relationships.

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