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Social Media Improves Chronic Disease Care

See on Scoop.itHealth Care Social Media Monitor

Online health communities that include providers as well as patients can improve patient engagement and offer other benefits to both groups, says study.

Marie Ennis-O’Connor‘s insight:

A new approach to using social media in healthcare is being pioneered in the Netherlands, according to a study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Focused on chronic disease care, this strategy breaks down the boundaries between online communities for doctors and patients to promote better care and empower patients to take better care of themselves.

See on www.informationweek.co.uk

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