Infographic | Why Healthcare is Failing Social Media

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It is an informative infographic which explains how patients are using social media.

Infographic Summary:

  • A majority of your patients’ healthcare  decisions are influenced by social media.
  • Among those patients who have read healthcare reviews,68% said that they have used the information to select doctor,hospital,health plan,pharmacy and media device.
  • 30% of adults are likely to share information about their health on social media sites with other patients.
  • The bad news is that healthcare practices are not seizing this golden opportunity.
  • The average cost of a normal birth in California was $22,311 in 2010.
  • Social media has paved the way for prospective patients to shop around.

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