Social Media Use in Healthcare Professionals and Patients
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Social Media Use in Healthcare Professionals and Patients

Explore the use of social media among healthcare professionals and patients, including primary platforms used, main barriers, and expectations for future use. Understand the differences in perspectives between these two groups regarding social media usage.

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What is the main difference between patients and professionals in their use of social media for health care?

Patients mainly use Twitter and Facebook to contact other patients.

What is a significant finding mentioned in the text regarding social media use in health care?

Both patients and health professionals mainly use social media to contact fellows within their own group.

What is one of the reasons for the disconcordance in motives between patients and professionals in using social media?

Patients primarily use social media to contact other patients.

Why do professionals primarily use LinkedIn and Twitter, according to the text?

<p>For marketing purposes and contacting fellow professionals.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the general trend regarding social media usage among patients and health professionals?

<p>Patients demonstrate higher preferences for social media use than health professionals.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which group has a higher percentage of social media usage both personally and professionally, according to the text?

<p>Patients</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a notable characteristic of the differences in motives between patients and professionals in using social media?

<p>Patients primarily interact with fellow patients while professionals connect with fellow professionals.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is the finding regarding the differences in social media usage between patients and health professionals considered remarkable?

<p>Because it demonstrates a unique pattern where both groups mainly contact fellows within their own group.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which statement accurately reflects the current research findings on social media usage among patients and health professionals?

<p>Patients tend to prefer personal social media usage more than health professionals.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Using social media has no impact on patient privacy concerns in healthcare.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Health professionals receive extensive training on social media usage in clinical practice.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Social media has no impact on changing clinical practices in healthcare.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Health professionals are typically reimbursed for e-consultations through social media platforms.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Patients have no concerns about privacy when engaging in e-consultations with health professionals through social media.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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