AMA joins Twitter

April 1, 2009 3:50:15 PM PDT
The American Medical Association is entering the world of social networking.The AMA just launched a profile page on Twitter. The "tweets" are intended to offer up to date news and information.

The AMA helps patients by getting doctors to work on public health and professional issues.

The organization has already offered its first "tweet." It announces a new online e-prescribing learning center, meant to help doctors educate themselves about electronic prescribing.