The Use Of Social Media In Healthcare

84% of hospitals are interacting on Facebook, 64% are interacting on Twitter out of the 26% of hospitals participating in social media in the United States. One third of people now take to social media to find advice on medical situations. 41% of people surveyed said that social media would influence their decision on where they get treated and 19% of smartphone owners have at least one health related app on their phone. All this and more in the infographic below.