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Issue No.02 - April-June (2012 vol.19)
pp: 2-3
John R. Smith , IBM Research
ABSTRACT
<p>Social media provides new opportunities for sharing health-related data online. Although crowdsourcing medical diagnoses is not yet the trend, people are using social media to seek answers and better understand treatments and outcomes as doctors, experts, and patients converge online.</p>
INDEX TERMS
multimedia, medicine, healthcare, medical images, crowdsourcing, social media, IEEE MultiMedia
CITATION
John R. Smith, "A Virtual Opinion", IEEE MultiMedia, vol.19, no. 2, pp. 2-3, April-June 2012, doi:10.1109/MMUL.2012.18
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