Impacts of Digital Health Communities on Patient Health

Project Team

Social media-based digital health communities (DHCs) play a significant if poorly understood role in shaping the health experiences of numerous patients and caretakers. To better understand the impacts of DHCs, this project profiled a small cross-section of Facebook groups. We published our findings on The DHC Observer.

Digital Health Communities: A Hidden Resource for Shared Healing

Poster by Henry Copeland, Aaron Dinin, Donald Gex, Julia Gianneschi, Lewis Eatherton, Aditya Kotla, Bryant Lewis, Emmie Maceda, Tanvi Rajeev, Yihan Shi, Audra Whithaus and Natalie Wong

Research poster.