TITLE

Health care and social media

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, Bruce
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Westchester County Business Journal;5/28/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 22, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
76277119

 

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