Study: Social media can cut costs, improve patient care

10/28/2010 | InformationWeek

A study suggests that Health 2.0 programs, including the use of social media-type sites to allow the health care community to exchange patient data, can lead to lower costs and better quality of care. "The bottom line is that when patient information is more transparent, it enhances the delivery of health care, reduces costs and improves quality," a company executive said.

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