№1, 2018

Masuma H. Mammadova, Aytaj M. Isayeva

The article explores health activity in social media environment. The integration of social media into e-health is examined, various types and target of medical social networks are studied, the types and fields of activity of healthcare professionals and patients in social media environment are reviewed. Opportunities for using crowdsourcing technology in social networks are identified, and the risks caused by virtual medical resources are analyzed. The key trends and scope of medical social networks are defined and segmented according to the users’ interests, and mutual relationships among them are studied (pp.52-62).

Keywords:e-health, social media, medical social networks, healthcare professionals, e-patient, risks factors, mutual relationships in social media.
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