Yelp Reviews Can Help You Find Better Healthcare

Forget about HCAPHS scores. Yelp, the website famous for its restaurant reviews, also allows patients to rate hospitals. And that’s not all. According to a research paper from the Manhattan Institute, Yelp reviews can actually help guide patients to higher-quality hospitals. Researchers from the Manhattan Institute compared Yelp ratings of acute care hospitals in New …

Drive New Patients to Your Hospital with Social Media

Approximately 3,087 social networking accounts are currently ran by hospitals. But why would health care facilities be interested in Facebook or Twitter? Hospitals have found that social media helps them learn what patients, physicians and businesses are saying about their facility. This, in turn, helps them better policies and processes. The most advantageous social media benefit …