What Is the Role of Social Media in Healthcare?

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The social media is a forum by which you can share your challenges with disease with your other patients, and social media is also in the dimension of sharing your concerns with your team of health care providers, and so when you start to marry up the social media with the communication dialogue what's going on with your friends and family, and with other people cancer or other people with disease, it's a very powerful thing.

Now the challenge also is to discern and distill from all that feedback what's relevant to you, and so again there would be some mis-hits with social media, but over all what would be discovered like you can see faces of change with Twitter, with a particular sport activity or with a particular inauguration or whatever, you'll find that social media using Twitter or Facebook, or any other forum adds value because the patient is more informed.