The growth of social media has lead to significant change in many industries. One sector that's seen significant social media impact in recent years is the health industry.
Social media - along with the Internet more broadly - has revolutionized the way people find and view health care information. Patients no longer have to wait on the phone or in medical practices to get the information they seek - within the click of a button, they can now connect with other patients with similar medical conditions from anywhere in the world.
And thanks to mobile devices this can all be done from the palm of your hand.
Check out this infographic from Canadian Pharmacy King on further statistics and tips on how social media is progressively improving health care outcomes and changing the industry.
Infographic source: CanadianPharmacyKing