Healthcare social media is a 'blessing' and a 'curse'; Top doc concerns in 2013: ACA implementation, loss of autonomy;

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> University of Toledo Medical Center is resuming live kidney transplants after a nurse accidentally threw out a viable kidney, The Newark Advocate reported. Article

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> According to a commentary in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, social media's ability to adapt to change is "both a blessing and a curse." Article

> There are now 1,501 hospitals using some combination of social media channels. Blog Post

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> Hospitals are pushing back against the Internal Revenue Service, wanting more flexibility in how they screen patients for financial assistance eligibility. Article

> The top issues concerning physicians in the new year include health reform implementation and loss of autonomy. Article

And Finally… Happy 12-12-12! Will the world end? Article