Health care and social media

Newman, Bruce
May 2012
Westchester County Business Journal;5/28/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 22, p12
The article looks at the trends in the use of social media in the health care industry in the U.S. It cites an April 2012 report released by the Health Research Institute that shows that social media has become a significant factor in health care, with 45% of consumers refer to information found via the internet would affect their health-related decisions. It also notes the benefits of using social media in information sharing, patient support and interaction, and accurate informative care.


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