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How u.s. Hospitals use social media.

Overview
Title:
How u.s. Hospitals use social media.
Authors:
Thaker SI, Nowacki AS, Mehta NB, Edwards AR
Journal:
Ann. Intern. Med.
Publication date:
2011
Volume:
154
Issue:
10
First page:
707
Last page:
8
ISSN:
1539-3704
Link to pubmed:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21576547
Publication type:
Journal
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Background:

Individuals and organizations increasingly use social media to disseminate information. Previous reports have described the risks and benefits of this practice for patients and providers (1, 2), and user-generated data suggest that use of social media is increasing in popularity among health care organizations (3). However, we know little about how commonly or for what purposes hospitals use social media.

Objective:

To identify how many U.S. hospitals use social media, what types of hospitals they are, and what …

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How u.s. Hospitals use social media. Thaker SI, Nowacki AS, Mehta NB, Edwards AR. Ann. Intern. Med. 2011; 154(10):707-8.

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