Kent Bottles - 11 faces to follow in healthcare social media

Who: Kent Bottles

Occupation: Chief Medical Officer of; senior fellow at the Thomas Jefferson University School of Population Health

Twitter handle: @KentBottles


Why you should follow him: Bottles frequently writes and speaks about the benefits of social media and technology use in the healthcare community. In an interview with The CPM Blog earlier this year, he said that despite worries about HIPAA and patient privacy, hospitals "should not blockade their social media sites."

He also called Twitter "an incredible device to increase the professional network." Aside from networking, Bottles uses his feed on a daily basis to get and share important healthcare news.