Infographic: Rising Use of Social and Mobile in Healthcare

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
This post was written by Patricia Donovan

People like to research their own health — they have been since the Internet, social media and mobile technology made this easy. And now they are starting to share opinions with others, ask for advice, and search for information on the go.

Smart hospitals are starting to catch on, implementing social media programs that help to brand, manage reputations, and provide helpful, reliable information to these consumers. This infographic from the Spark Report examines recent research on patients’ use of social and mobile sites to listen to and engage with others who are talking about health. Hospitals who are not currently participating in the conversation should be.

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