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Social Media in Healthcare and Research


Provider
iTunes U

Price
Free

School
Taipei Medical University

Type
University

Instructors
Shabbir Syed-Abdul, Unknown

Category
Health

Format
Video

Language
English

Description
Social networking has emerged as a new channel for seeking information, and also for creating and exchanging user-generated content among peers. The amount of information being uploaded onto social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Whatsapp, YouTube, Vimeo, and Veoh, continues to spiral, making it increasingly difficult to discern reliable health information from misleading content. With the emergent of the mobile and communication technologies, both medical professionals, and patients must be able to meet the special needs of mobile technology and use digital technologies in their work and communications properly. This Social Media in healthcare and Research course provides practical guidance to care providers, empower patients and researchers, therefore, this is essential course for all medical personnel, patients and students looking into opportunites and challenges of social media in healthcare. Introductory video: http://podcast.tmu.edu.tw/upload/enclosure/2604/itunes.mp4