Infographic: How Medical Professionals Are Making Use of Social Media

Monday, July 8th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

The growth of social networking has been dramatic, and the applications are quickly finding their way into healthcare organizations. Healthcare organizations use social media to connect, communicate, and collaborate with their patients, physicians, staff, vendors, media, and the community at large.

Studies show that nearly 80 percent of today’s consumers go online first when evaluating a medical provider, according to a new infographic from Physician Designs. This infographic shows the extensive use of social media by medical professionals and healthcare consumers.

How Medical Professionals Are Making Use of Social Media

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Social Media in Healthcare: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate, 2nd edition.

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