Do Central Users Matter? Exploring the Role of Social Media in Health Information DisseminationISSCM Faculty Publications
Document TypeConference Proceeding
AbstractPeople who suffer from chronic diseases are principally responsible for self-managing their disease conditions following initial diagnosis by a physician. Most times, these people turn to the Internet as a source of information. A study by the Pew Research Center in 2014 identified that 72% of Internet users looked up health-related information online.
Citation InformationDaniel Asamoah and Ramesh Sharda. "Do Central Users Matter? Exploring the Role of Social Media in Health Information Dissemination" (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/daniel_asamoah/16/