This article covers a wide range of areas in which ICT can support improvements in the quality of health care, including improvement of the qualifications and skills of health and medical professionals, increase public access to information on their health and how to be healthy, and increase in the efficiency of health services.
Ethno-Med., 1(1): 21-25 (2007)
Digital and social media quickly are becoming universal in modern medical practice. Data sharing, online reviews and ratings, and digital privacy concerns likely will become a part of most every physician’s practice, regardless of his or her use of social media. The widespread use of social media in the United States brings unprecedented connectivity that opens new horizons for physicians, ranging from interactions with patients, to communication with peers and the public, to novel approaches to research.