Social Media in Healthcare
Understand how social media is used in healthcare, to improve communication and information sharing, with this online course from Taipei Medical University.
Who is the course for?
This course provides practical guidance to healthcare providers, patients and researchers. It is suitable for anyone who is interested in public health, and using information technology for improving health quality and patients’ safety.
What topics will you cover?
Introduction to social media and networking
Social media generated big data
Gamification and social media for health behavior change
Social media and health communication crisis
Use of social media by hospitals and health authorities
What can patients do for themselves via social media?
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe what social media is in the context of healthcare.
Interpret what is good or bad through social media.
Reflect on the patient’s role in modern healthcare ecosystems.