Bad press or social media posts are upsetting to physicians coping with adverse patient outcomes and malpractice litigation. Today, we’ll dive into concrete steps for managing them.
Everywhere I turn lately, I hear from a physician struggling with difficult comments posted on social media. At times, they devolve into name-calling, threats, or alarming attempts to damage that physician’s reputation in the community. This is the first in a 2-part series on a healthy physician response.