Healthc Inform Res.  2015 Apr;21(2):138-140. 10.4258/hir.2015.21.2.138.

Social Media in Clinical Practice

  • 1Nursing Policy Research Institute, College of Nursing, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.


No abstract available.

MeSH Terms

Social Media*


1. Wikipedia. Health 2.0 [Internet]. [place unknown]: Wikipedia;c2015. cited at 2015 Apr 5. Available from:
2. Mesko B. Social media in clinical practice. London: Springer-Verlag;2013.
3. Honigman B. 24 outstanding statistics & figures on how social media has impacted the health care industry [Internet]. San Francisco (CA): referralMD;2013. cited at 2015 Apr 1. Available from:
4. Google. Compete Inc. The digital journey to wellness [Internet]. [place unknown]: Google;2012. cited at 2015 Apr 5. Available from:
5. Househ M, Borycki E, Kushniruk A. Empowering patients through social media: the benefits and challenges. Health Informatics J. 2014; 20(1):50–58.
6. Greaves F, Ramirez-Cano D, Millett C, Darzi A, Donaldson L. Harnessing the cloud of patient experience: using social media to detect poor quality healthcare. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013; 22(3):251–255.
7. Heo J, Chun M, Lee KY, Oh YT, Noh OK, Park RW. Effects of a smartphone application on breast self-examination: a feasibility study. Healthc Inform Res. 2013; 19(4):250–260.
8. Cho MJ, Sim JL, Hwang SY. Development of smartphone educational application for patients with coronary artery disease. Healthc Inform Res. 2014; 20(2):117–124.
9. Kim HH, Seo HJ. HealthTWITTER initiative: design of a social networking service based tailored application for diabetes self-management. Healthc Inform Res. 2014; 20(3):226–230.
10. Jeon E, Park HA. Development of a smartphone application for clinical-guideline-based obesity management. Healthc Inform Res. 2015; 21(1):10–20.
11. Fernández-Luque L, Bau T. Health and social media: the perfect storm of information. Healthc Inform Res. 2015; 21(2):67–73.
12. Mesko B. Social media health [Internet]. [place unknown]: TEDxNijmegen;2013. cited at 2015 Apr 5. Available from:
13. World Health Organization. Safety and security on the Internet: challenges and advances in Member States: based on the findings of the second global survey on eHealth [Internet]. Geneva: World Health Organization;2011. cited at 2015 Apr 5. Available from:
14. Mesko B. The guide to the future of medicine: technology and the human touch. Budapest: Webicina kft;2014.
15. The social media course [Internet]. [place unknown]:;c2015. cited at 2015 Apr 5. Available from:
Full Text Links
  • HIR
export Copy
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
Similar articles
Copyright © 2023 by Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors. All rights reserved.     E-mail: