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Infographic: How Hospitals Use Social Media

Social media empower patients. It allows them to communicate effectively and have access to all kinds of information. Active use of social media by health care institutions can further speed up communication and information provision to patients.

A study found that Western European Hospitals increasingly use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. The authors foresee great opportunities to improve healthcare and stimulate participatory healthcare.

Please find original study here : http://www.jmir.org/2012/3/e61/

Brought to you by Radboud REshape & Innovation Centre.

 Infographic: Hospitals in Europe Embrace Social Media

Brought to you by Radboud REshape & Innovation Centre

3 comments

  1. Interesting to learn how social media usage differs between countries. Looks like social media has become a necessity in every industry, even hospitals!

    Yet another brilliant infographic. Love the fun and colorful illustrations.

  2. Very interesting. I like the colourful design and the news

  3. I like this infographic. Not only did I learn a lot about how hospitals are using social media to reach and educate patients, I enjoyed the colorful and easily read presentation.

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