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Content on doctor’s web sites

\”Awhile back, you decided your practice needed to have a
presence on the Web—a portal through which you could
provide valuable information to your patients. You contracted
with a website developer to launch such a site and populated
it with items like the practice\’s office hours, contact
information, services provided, nice pictures of your building,
and some biographical information on your staff. The problem,
however, is that you did this five years ago, and little has
been updated on the site since.\” For Ed\’s full article, click
here.\r\n

Ed Rabinowitz writes:

”Awhile back, you decided your practice needed to have a presence on the Web—a portal through which you could provide valuable information to your patients. You contracted with a website developer to launch such a site and populated it with items like the practice’s office hours, contact information, services provided, nice pictures of your building, and some biographical information on your staff. The problem, however, is that you did this five years ago, and little has been updated on the site since.”
For Ed’s full article, click here.

Indeed. In talking to physicians, dentists and other health care providers one of the most common refrains of small and mid size practices is:  ”we just don’t have time to update our practice web site”.  It’s a good point.  Without attention, content on the site grows stale and reflects poorly on the doctor. That’s why we like so much the commitment of Go MD Web to maintain the content and links in the health library and to provide updated articles for a range of specialties.