Online networks empower patients

Support groups for patients with chronic conditions have been popular for years. The 21st century version of this phenomenon is moving online, where social media is connecting networks of patients so they can offer support and advice to one another.

Two of these networks, Healtheo360 and Smart Patients, were recently featured in a post on Forbes. Check out the link below to learn more about how these sites foster online communities of patients battling cancer, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and more.