TwitFitter: Twit for Your Health

One of the most interesting or funniest ideas of the week is TwitFitter, a place for fitness enthusiasts and fitness professionals to motivate each other to work out, stay healthy, and get fitter.

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Have you got any experience with it?

Anyway, nowadays Twitter is really on fire. I started to use Tweetdeck to track my twits and I just found a post on How to got to web 2.0 mentioning two practical examples why Twitter can be useful for medical professionals.

A colleague here at the hospital told me about this one. What is happening here is a Doctor in South Africa is at bedside asking a Doctor in India for real time assistance with a diagnosis. From other correspondence he has with this doctor in India, it is clear that he knows him personally and/or professionally, so he is a trusted source from the requestor’s position.