30 Sep RxEconsult Healthcare Social Network Publishes Results of Florida Pharmacy Social Media Survey
Social media participation by healthcare professionals is a popular topic. However, there are few studies about how pharmacists use professional social media. RxEconsult healthcare social network surveyed University of Florida College of Pharmacy students and faculty about their use of social media for advancing their career, the pharmacy profession, and shaping healthcare.
The number of participants were 157 students and faculty attending the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. The most popular social network used by the group surveyed was Facebook. Twitter, Linkedin, and Google Plus were less popular amongst pharmacy students and faculty. Facebook was also the most popular network used for professional networking and Linkedin was a distant second