August 13, 2009

Social Media’s Promise for Public Health

Participation Powers Prevention is the theme of the National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing & Media, sponsored by the National Center for Health Marketing, Coordinating Center for Health Information and Service, and the Office of Enterprise Communication, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, the National Cancer Institute and the National Public Health Information Coalition. 

Susannah Fox presented the latest data on social media and health care, using examples from PatientsLikeMe and the Center for Connected Health. Read her summary of the conference, along with the full text of her remarks.