Could social media be the key to cracking chronic disease?
The Christensen Institute
FEBRUARY 13, 2020
In contrast with acute conditions, chronic conditions require a different nature of care that reflects the difference in time frame: care that’s less transactional and more relationship-based; care that is is not strictly medical but more focused on social, environmental, and behavioral determinants of health. Social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, are the most pervasive examples of facilitated networks in the world today.