In an archipelagic country like the Philippines and with a healthcare delivery system lagging behind its neighbours, disruptive technologies offers us a new way of looking at problems.
Given that the Philippines don’t have that many diagnostics centers for disease outbreaks, can social media crowdsourcing help in disease surveillance?
Read about social media “push” in healthcare? HealthXPh has been nitpicking social media and emerging technologies in healthcare since 3 months ago. HealthXPh got the attention of the medical community but most physicians in this country still shun social media in healthcare. Why? There’s a myriad of reasons for this but the evolving digital health environment show telltale signs of social media knocking at the doorsteps of healthcare in the Philippines. Here’s some compelling reasons why the Filipino physician might embrace social media in healthcare.