Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director

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Patients Willing to Link Social Media to Medical Records

Posted by @DanHinmon, Dec 29, 2015

This study, published in the medical journal BMJ Quality and Safety, noted that of the approximately 5,000 study participants, 71 percent were okay with doctors accessing their social media accounts. Most of these patients were younger, privately insured, and heavily involved in daily social media use. Researchers found that about 7.5 percent of their Facebook posts were related to the context of health.


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