Tag Archives: Social

Study Offers New Insights On How Social Media Affects Girls’ Mental Health

null Getty There’s little doubt that social media is not great for mental health—studies have reported for several years now that more time spent on social media is linked to mental health issues, from low self-esteem and loneliness to depression and even suicidality. A new study from University College London and Imperial College London makes… Read More »

Congress Warms To Paying For Social Determinants And Health Industry Cheers

The American flag flies outside the U.S. Capitol before sunrise in Washington, D.C., U.S. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Getty Hospitals and health insurers cheered a bipartisan Congressional proposal that would open the door to addressing social determinants of health by allocating tax dollars toward grants and technical assistance to communities. Health insurers are already paying for… Read More »

Q&A with Jefferson Health's new chief medical social media officer

Austin Chiang, a gastroenterologist at Jefferson Health in Pennsylvania, was recently tapped to take on a new role at the health system: chief medical social media officer. It’s a unique position that isn’t common at many medical institutions across the country. Chiang talked with Healthcare Dive to explain more about the job and his vision for… Read More »