how the new generation of doctors and e-patients use social media
Dr Mesko is my “go to” source for health care social media
Originally posted on ScienceRoll:
Last week, I got an invitation to speak at the Central European University about how the new generation of doctors and e-patients use social media. I also described how crowdsourcing works in medicine.
As there were only health economists, economists, lawyers and business people in the audience, I received some great questions. It was particularly interesting as these people had a good picture about healthcare but did not know much about social media.
Q: Is there a site where patients can track their own conditions and meet each other? It would be a great idea.
My answer: Plenty of them, one example is Patientslikeme.com
Q: Is it possible to somehow curate medical social media channels?
My answer: Of course, see Webicina.com.
Q: It would be great to have a site where doctors can talk to each other.
My answer: There are over 60 of them.
Q: Is there a…
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