Social media has helped improve many industries but the one that has an impact on everyone is the health industry.
Social media provides an opportunity to extend and build the doctor-patient relationship after they leave the treatment room. More than an extension of good bedside manners, it enables the doctors to impact patient daily self-care. Rather than requiring a one-on-one interaction like a phone call would though, social media lets the doctor reach thousands of patients at once.
Here is an infographic that shows how social media is improving the healthcare industry. You can take a few pointers on how to leverage social media to get on the bandwagon and join the conversation.
Infographic courtesy: Canadian Pharmacy King