Medicine and Social Networking

Business on Twitter

Commercialization of the social networks is inevitable. Dell has posted over $2,000,000 in sales.

[ RT @mashable Making Millions via Twitter: @DellOutlet Surpasses $2 Million in Sales http://bit.ly/NkKHR ]

 Social Networks and Medicine

Social networks may have implications for the delivery of services.

The doctor who makes house calls is at best a niche market (see “Royal Pains”) but there is presumably a benefit to more interaction between a patient and the doctor. The potential for improved service is discussed in this NYT article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/11/health/11chen.html?_r=1&hpw

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