How Social Media is Impacting Careers in Health: Infographic
Over the last five years, the adoption of social media in America has soared. According to eMarketer, by 2016 over 2 billion people are expected to be on at least one social media platform. Social media has been adopted by and benefited almost every major industry in America, and this holds especially true for healthcare. Both patients and doctors alike are seeing the benefits social media brings to the health industry, especially through:
- Greater doctor, patient interaction
- Keeping doctors up-to-date on the latest trends
- Helping to inform patients on illnesses
- Providing more insights into major diseases
The infographic below shows the amazing benefits that social media has brought to the healthcare industry over the last five years, and how healthcare has been altered, perhaps forever, by its implementation.