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How healthcare social media campaigns may improve provisions of health in a devolved health system

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The lack or ineffective social marketing strategy (supply side barrier) and lack of information on benefits and availment process (demand side barrier) are a few of the identified restrictions to the use of health services in complex decentralized health systems such as the Philippines. An effective social media campaign could narrow regional differences in the provisions of health and address these two barriers.

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Correcting health misinformation on social media isn’t easy but not impossible

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I’ve seen  dubious health or medical information online in the past but what’s lamentable is that only a few health professionals took time to correct the misinformation. These are the possible explanations for this: We don’t care to do research on the health misinformation we see. We lack the necessary skills to distill  knowledge and communicate it to the general public…

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Metric Matrix: How should we measure the impact of social media on clinical excellence?

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Social media might be a way to improve healthcare. The challenge is to find a metric that will either confirm or dispute this hypothesis

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