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ABSTRACT: Educating the patient for health care communication in the age of the world wide web: a qualitative study

PURPOSE: Communication skills teaching in medical education has yet to acknowledge the impact of the Internet on physician-patient communication. The authors present a conceptual model showing the variables influencing how and to what extent physicians and patients discuss Internet-sourced health information as part of the consultation with the purpose of educating

ABSTRACT: Health Care Social Media: Engagement and Health Care in the Digital Era

Health care as an industry continues in reluctant participation with consumers through social networks. Factors behind health cares laggard position range from providers concerns about patient privacy and lack of personal psychic bandwidth to organizational anxiety about employee time management and liability for online behavior. Despite these concerns, our patients