An Education in Digital Health
Digital Health pp 329-338
2018-01-03
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-61446-5_21
This paper describes the concept of digital healthand the benefits and limitations of certain digital platforms, specifically those related to social media, and explains the rise of “informed patients” and a new digital environment for patients and physicians. Additionally, useful resources providing free open-access medical education are explored, with special focus on the benefits available to medical students using Web 2.0 platforms as an accessory tool for learning.