Medical blog writers are not regular bloggers and they are definitely not journalists. The rules simply are not the same for healthcare practices relaying any kind of medical information.
This is never more true than when writing a patient story for your practice website
To begin with–unlike the usual “subjects” or “sources” in journalism, setting up a patient interview takes a delicate touch and a signed consent form or two (think HIPAA privacy laws). [Read more…] about Medical Writers–Read this Before You Interview Your Next Patient