What Are Health-Related Users Tweeting? A Qualitative Content Analysis of Health-Related Users and Their Messages on Twitter

@inproceedings{Lee2014WhatAH,
  title={What Are Health-Related Users Tweeting? A Qualitative Content Analysis of Health-Related Users and Their Messages on Twitter},
  author={Joy L. Lee and Matthew DeCamp and Mark Dredze and Margaret Smith Chisolm and Zackary D Berger},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Twitter is home to many health professionals who send messages about a variety of health-related topics. Amid concerns about physicians posting inappropriate content online, more in-depth knowledge about these messages is needed to understand health professionals' behavior on Twitter. OBJECTIVE Our goal was to characterize the content of Twitter messages, specifically focusing on health professionals and their tweets relating to health. METHODS We performed an in-depth content… CONTINUE READING

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