90% of Young Adults Trust Medical Info They See on Social Media

By   |  June 16, 2014

Be careful of what medical information you post on your social media accounts! Ninety percent of 18 to 24-year-olds said they would trust medical information shared by others in their social media networks, according to a recent PwC Health Research Institute survey.

These findings underline the importance of posting accurate, precise and easy to understand medical information. As a physical, it's vital that your online voice be clear and knowledgeable, and the content you present on your practice's website, blog and social media accounts should reflect that standard.

Quality content will help to build and solidify your practice's online reputation. Consumers place a lot trust in the information they find online one-third of U.S. consumers use Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to find medical information, research about their symptoms, and offer advice and opinions about doctors, treatments, medication and health plans.

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With thousands of topics that are relevant to your specialty to choose from, you'll be able to quickly and easily create a customized website that accomplishes two very important goals. Adding quality content will establish the credibility of your practice while providing patient education that explains the conditions you treat as well as the services that your practice offers.

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