How Twitter is Influencing Cardiologists
In this JACC contribution, Widmer and Larsen delve into what makes Twitter the social media communications method of choice for cardiologists. The article explores methods to accelerate Twitter adoption in the cardiology community, better organize online content, and improve information dissemination to patients and medical professionals alike. Why does Twitter have such an impact? In a world of information overload, information on Twitter can be transmitted succinctly, searched and sorted quickly, and incorporated into public discourse with no global barriers. In addition, Twitter has a high penetration rate among leading cardiovascular figures, associations and media outlets. All this means Twitter is well positioned as the ideal social media platform for time-strapped cardiologists looking to quickly stay informed and connected. Tweet this or subscribe to stay informed about cardiology news and happenings.