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Issue No.07 - July (2010 vol.43)
pp: 20-25
Mari Carmen Domingo , Barcelona Tech University, Castelldefels
ABSTRACT
Surveys show an increased reliance on physician and patient social networks, which promise to transform healthcare management. But challenges such as privacy and data accuracy remain.
INDEX TERMS
social networks, healthcare, privacy, data mining
CITATION
Mari Carmen Domingo, "Managing Healthcare through Social Networks", Computer, vol.43, no. 7, pp. 20-25, July 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.92
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