The two biggest buzzwords in medicine today are Social Media and Evidence based medicine(EBM). Social media allows people to easily share information (via blogs, twitter, Facebook etc). This information can easily reach fellow professionals. With more and more doctors using these tools to share information (evidence) they find useful, such social media platforms are becoming important information resources.Check this Presentation on using Social Media to Promote Evidence-Based Practice : A Primer on Blogs, Wikis & Twitter by Dean Giustini et al.
Using Social Media For Practicing Evidence Based Medicine