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Patients Force Progress for Hospitals to Use Social

It used to be that you would visit your doctor, receive a diagnosis and let nature take its course.  These days, in addition to routine doctor visits, many patients are taking matters into their own hands and using social media to help direct their medical journey.  “It’s all about empowerment,” said Shwen Gwee, vice president […]

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The Rise of Social Media and Healthcare

This guest blog is by Brian Ahier as part of our themed content hosted the first week of each month, with October focusing on healthcare. Brian is a Health IT Evangelist at Mid-Columbia Media Center. He blogs at O’Reilly Radar, Government Health IT and Healthcare IT News. To learn more and connect with Brian Ahier, visit his blog.  When […]