Social media

Saad A. Ranginwala*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Social media is becoming an important communication tool in healthcare not only among providers but also between providers and patients. Healthcare personnel need to be familiar with the types of platforms and safety and privacy concerns, as well as rules governing their use in a healthcare setting. This chapter will provide an overview of social media platforms and some cautions regarding the use of social media in the healthcare environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvanced Practice and Leadership in Radiology Nursing
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783030326791
ISBN (Print)9783030326784
StatePublished - Dec 16 2019


  • Communication
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing
  • General Medicine
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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