Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Patients' Use of Social Media Spurs More Clinical Research

Zamosky, Lisa. "Patients' Use of Social Media Spurs More Clinical Research." iHealthBeat, September 17, 2012.

From the blog: "Health-related social media sites like Inspire, PatientsLikeMe.com and Curetogether.com have become trusted spaces where patients connect with, support and learn from one another about treatments and managing illness. And, increasingly, researchers have flocked to these and other social media sites as a way of expediting recruitment efforts for their research trials, in some cases with great success." Read more