Published on in Vol 16, No 11 (2014): November

Use of Social Media Across US Hospitals: Descriptive Analysis of Adoption and Utilization

Use of Social Media Across US Hospitals: Descriptive Analysis of Adoption and Utilization

Use of Social Media Across US Hospitals: Descriptive Analysis of Adoption and Utilization

Heather M Griffis 1, PhD;  Austin S Kilaru 2, MD;  Rachel M Werner 3, PhD, MD;  David A Asch 4, MBA, MD;  John C Hershey 5, PhD;  Shawndra Hill 5, PhD;  Yoonhee P Ha 6, MSc, MPhil;  Allison Sellers 1, BA;  Kevin Mahoney 7, BA;  Raina M Merchant 8, MD, MSHP

1 Penn Social Media and Health Innovation Lab , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

2 Department of Emergency Medicine , Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, US

3 Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

4 Penn Medicine Center for Healthcare Innovation, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

5 Penn Social Media and Health Innovation Lab, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

6 Penn Social Media and Health Innovation Lab, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

7 Penn Medicine , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

8 Penn Social Media and Health Innovation Lab, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Raina M Merchant, MD, MSHP
  • Penn Social Media and Health Innovation Lab
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • 423 Guardian Drive
  • Room 1022
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 215-590-6353
  • Email: raina.merchant@uphs.upenn.edu