Top 100 Twitter Accounts For Healthcare Professionals To Follow

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Social Media

Apr 28, 2014

Many healthcare professionals are now turning to Twitter as a valuable resource to add to their knowledge base. Staying updated on the latest happenings within the healthcare world is a necessity for all medical professionals. New intelligence continually arises from the constant research and fieldwork being conducted. It is essential for all healthcare professionals to have access to the knowledge derived from these findings. While Twitter certainly won’t replace the traditional methods of acquiring professional knowledge, it does offer the easiest and quickest tool to access valuable information.

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In my last post regarding  the essential reasons to use Twitter, I briefly mentioned that following the right people is the first step to using Twitter as a learning platform. Simply put, to get the most out of your Twitter account, you need to know who to follow – which is easier said than done. With over 500 million active users on Twitter, sorting through the duds to find helpful accounts can be quite tedious and time-consuming. For this reason, eMedCert decided to help you take that first step by compiling a list of the top 100 Twitter accounts for healthcare professionals to follow. A great deal of research went into this, and many outstanding and deserving Twitter feeds were left off of this list. There will undoubtedly be several accounts not featured on this list that may be more useful to you personally. However, in our opinion, these 100 Twitter accounts ultimately proved to offer the most value to healthcare professionals in general. Regardless of your specific position or title, here are 100 Twitter accounts that you NEED to follow:

  

* List appears in alphabetical order

  

Follow For General Healthcare Information

  

2.) American Medical Association@AmerMedicalAssn

3.) American Red Cross@RedCross

4.) Andrew Spong | @andrewspong

5.) APHA | @PublicHealth

6.) Ask A Doctor | @DailyHealthTips

7.) Atul Gwande | @Atul_Gwande

8.) C. Michael Gibson MD | @CMichaelGibson

9.) CDC Emergency| @CDCemergency

10.) Cleveland Clinic | @ClevelandClinic

11.) Dave deBronkart | @ePatientDave

12.) David E. Williams | @HealthBizBlog

13.) David Harlow @healthblawg

14.) Doctors w/o Borders @MSF_USA

15.) Dr. Kelly Sennholz | @MtnMD

16.) Dr. Kevin Campbell | @DrKevinCampbell

17.) Dr. Mehmet Oz | @DrOz

18.) Dr. Sanjay Gupta | @drsanjaygupta

19.) Val Jones, MD | @drval

20.) Family Health Guide | @FamHealthGuide

21.) Frank Lipman MD | @DrFrankLipman

22.) Gavin Preston, M.D. | @GavinPrestonMD

23.) George Huba | @DrHubaEvaluator

24.) Harvard Health | @HarvardHealth

25.) Health Affairs | @Health_Affairs

26.) HealthLeaders Media | @HealthLeaders

27.) HHS.gov | @HHSGov

28.) JAMA | @JAMA_current

29.) Janice McCallum | @janicemccallum

30.) Jeff Benabio, MD | @dermdoc

31.) Joe Weaver, BSN CDDN @josephweaver

32.) Kent Bottles | @KentBottles

33.) Kevin Pho, M.D. | @kevinmd

34.) Matthew Holt | @boltyboy

35.) Mayo Clinic | @MayoClinic

36.) MedPage Today @medpagetoday

37.) Medscape | @Medscape

38.) Mental Health NIMH | @NIMHgov

39.) Michelle Katz, LPN | @michellekatzmsn

40.) Modern Healthcare | @modrnhealthcr

41.) NEJM @NEJM

42.) Norman Rosenthal @DoctorNorman

43.) Physicians Practice | @PhysiciansPract

44.) Scott Gottlieb, MD | @ScottGottliebMD

45.) The Doctor Weighs In | @Docweighsin

46.) The Health Care Blog | @THCBstaff

47.) The Lancet | @TheLancet

48.) Vinny Arora MD | @FutureDocs

49.) WebMD | @WebMD

50.) Westby Fisher, MD | @doctorwes

  

Follow For Information On Medicine

  

51.) Dave Walker | @drwalker_rph

52.) FDA Drug Information | @FDA_Drug_Info

53.) FiercePharma | @FiercePharma

54.) Institute of Medicine | @theIOM

55.) Lissa Rankin, MD | @Lissarankin

56.) Mark Hyman, M.D. | @markhymanmd

57.) Matthew Herper | @matthewherper

58.) Medicine Notes | @NotasMedicina

59.) Pharmalot | @pharmalot

60.) Stanford Medicine | @SUMedicine

61.) Ves Dimov, M.D. | @DrVes

  

Follow For The Latest News In Healthcare

  

62.) American Heart News | @HeartNews

63.) Deloitte Health Care | @DeloitteHealth

64.) Kaiser Health News | @KHNews

65.) MedCity News | @medcitynews

66.) Medical News | @MedicalNews

67.) MedlinePlus.gov | @medlineplus

68.) New York Times Health @nytimeshealth

69.) NPR Health News | @NPRHealth

70.) Reuters Health | @Reuters_Health

71.) Wall Street Journal Health News | @WSJhealth

  

Follow For Information On Nursing

  

72.) AANP | @AANP_NEWS

73.) allnurses.com | @allnurses

74.) American Journal of Nursing | @AmJNurs

75.) American Nurses Association | @ANANursingWorld

76.) FutureofNursing | @FutureofNursing

77.) Nurse Groups | @NurseGroups

78.) Nurse.com | @Nurse_com

79.) NurseTogether.com | @NurseTogether

80.) NurseZone | @NurseZone

81.) Nursing Times | @NursingTimes

82.) Review Nursing | @ReviewNursing

83.) Terri Schmitt | @onlinenursing

84.) WeNurses | @WeNurses

  

Follow For Information On Technology In Healthcare

  

85.) Berci Meskó, MD, PhD | @Berci

86.) Brian Ahier | @ahier

87.) Brian Dolan | @mobilehealth

88.) Ed Bennett | @EdBennett

89.) FDA Medical Devices | @FDADeviceInfo

90.) Gerry Weider RN | @GerryWeider

91.) Healthcare IT News | @HITNewsTweet

92.) HealthIT Policy | @HITpol

93.) HIMSS | @HIMSS

94.) iMedicalApps.com | @iMedicalApps

95.) Joseph Kim, MD | @DrJosephKim

96.) Shawn Riley | @rilescat

97.) Wen Dombrowski MD | @HealthcareWen

98.) Lisa Gualtieri | @lisagualteri

99.) Bryan Vartabedian | @Doctor_V

100.) Mike Sevilla, MD | @drmikesevilla

  


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