The Impact of Online Social Networks on Health and Health Systems: A Scoping Review and Case Studies

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Interaction through online social networks potentially results in the contestation of prevailing ideas about health and health care, and to mass protest where health is put at risk or health care provision is wanting. Through a review of the academic literature and case studies of four social networking health sites (PatientsLikeMe, Mumsnet, Treatment… (More)

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@inproceedings{Griffiths2015TheIO, title={The Impact of Online Social Networks on Health and Health Systems: A Scoping Review and Case Studies}, author={Frances Griffiths and Tim Dobermann and Jonathan Cave and Margaret Thorogood and Samantha Johnson and Kav{\'e} Salamatian and Francis X. Gomez Olive and Jane Goudge}, booktitle={Policy & internet}, year={2015} }