Many patients ok linking social media to medical records

at 08:25 on 2015-11-17

From Reuters: Health News:

(Reuters Health) - Many people may be willing to link their social media accounts to their medical records, a U.S. study suggests, a shift with the potential to improve care by giving doctors more insight into what makes patients tick.

The objective, from the article, is to identify the source of illnesses, not simply blog about that ugly sore you found.