Many health professionals do not see social media-based research replacing more traditional study methods, because not everyone uses the Internet or social networking. But they expect data gathered from social media to play an increasingly larger role in addressing public health issues.-Wes
"Social media has huge potential for public health," Dr. Fisher said. "I don't think that people have even begun to realize that potential yet."
Monday, November 07, 2011
AMA Medical News: Social Media's Public Health Implications and Limitations
From a mention in today's AMA Medical News: