Social Media in Healthcare Regulations and Compliance

Social media in healthcare is major factor of late. Social media in healthcare is of immense use to healthcare organizations, as it helps them to reach out to patients and engage them in ways they could not have done earlier. It also promotes their wellbeing by interacting with them in a number of ways. Social media in healthcare also has its downside, as it can raise the prospects of patients sharing out their health information with a number of unauthorized and dangerous sources.

Social media and healthcare make a great pair, but...

The advent of the social media into the healthcare industry has thrown open a hitherto unknown dynamic. It presents the industry the kind of opportunities that were hard to come by till now. Yet, it is full of challenges. more...


Ethical issues of social media usage in healthcare

Few waves have made an impact on almost all activities governing our lives as radically as the social media. A byproduct of the Internet the social media have sucked millions of us into their fold with a force and on a scale seldom witnessed before. Perhaps not one area of human activity has remained outside the social media. more...


The Social Media and Clinical Care

The foremost goal and objective of clinical care is to bring about a sense of wellbeing in the patient. Clinical care could consist of any therapeutic activity that causes this to happen, ranging from medication to clinical trials to investigations. Every time clinical care is administered to a patient in any kind of a healthcare setting, there is an element of interaction involved between the patient and the caregiver. more...


Social media works terribly well in the construction industry

At first glance, the social media and the construction industry may not seem like the most compatible of buddies. However, a rather startling fact could completely belie that assumption: At the end of 2014, it was estimated by the Construction Marketing Association that 97 percent of professionals in the construction industry were active on the social media. more...


The use of social media for hospital management - pros and cons

The explosion in the growth of the social media has made it a very viable and expansive medium that spans entire industries. To be sure, few people would have anticipated the colossal growth of the social media over the past decade or so. Among the various fields and industries into which the social media have made forays, healthcare is a prominent one. more...