This post is more a reference to the growing evidence of SoMe in healthcare. New publications will be added as I discover them in the literature and please add any ones I may have missed in the comment section. All resources from this post have been created into a Social Media & Healthcare Google+ community, which you can also add relevant resources to as well and add valuable comments.
Azzam, A., Bresler, D., Leon, A., Maggio, L., Whitaker, E., Heilman, J., … & Trotter, F. (2017). Why Medical Schools Should Embrace Wikipedia: Final-Year Medical Student Contributions to Wikipedia Articles for Academic Credit at One School. Academic Medicine, 92(2), 194.
Borgmann, H., DeWitt, S., Tsaur, I., Haferkamp, A., & Loeb, S. (2015). Novel survey disseminated through Twitter supports its utility for networking, disseminating research, advocacy, clinical practice and other professional goals. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 9(9-10), E713.
Cain, J. (2011). Social media in health care: the case for organizational policy and employee education. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 68(11), 1036.
Campbell, L., Evans, Y., Pumper, M., & Moreno, M. A. (2016). Social media use by physicians: a qualitative study of the new frontier of medicine. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 16(1), 91.
Carroll, C. L., & Bruno, K. (2016). Social Media and Free Open Access Medical Education: The Future of Medical and Nursing Education? American Journal of Critical Care, 25(1), 93-96.
Chan, T., Trueger, N. S., Roland, D., & Thoma, B. (2017). Evidence-based medicine in the era of social media: Scholarly engagement through participation and online interaction. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 1-6.
Chretien, K. C., & Kind, T. (2013). Social Media and Clinical Care. Circulation, 127(13), 1413-1421.
DeCamp, M., Koenig, T. W., & Chisolm, M. S. (2013). Social media and physicians’ online identity crisis. Jama, 310(6), 581-582.
Greene, J. (2013). Social media and physician learning. Annals of emergency medicine, 62(5), A11-A13.
Grajales III, F. J., Sheps, S., Ho, K., Novak-Lauscher, H., & Eysenbach, G. (2014). Social media: a review and tutorial of applications in medicine and health care. Journal of medical Internet research, 16(2), e13.
Hawn, C. (2009). Take two aspirin and tweet me in the morning: how Twitter, Facebook, and other social media are reshaping health care. Health affairs, 28(2), 361-368.
Jain, S. H. (2009). Practicing medicine in the age of Facebook. New England Journal of Medicine, 361(7), 649-651
Mollett, A., Brumley, C., Gilson, C., & Williams, S. (2017). Communicating Your Research with Social Media: A Practical Guide to Using Blogs, Podcasts, Data Visualisations and Video. SAGE.
Mollett, A., Moran, D., & Dunleavy, P. (2011). Using Twitter in university research, teaching and impact activities.
Moorley, C., & Chinn, T. (2014). Using social media for continuous professional development. Journal of advanced nursing.
Panahi, S., Watson, J., & Partridge, H. (2016). Social media and physicians: exploring the benefits and challenges. Health informatics journal, 22(2), 99-112.
Peoples, B. K., Midway, S. R., Sackett, D., Lynch, A., & Cooney, P. B. (2016). Twitter Predicts Citation Rates of Ecological Research. PloS one, 11(11), e0166570.
Ranschaert, E. R., Van Ooijen, P. M., McGinty, G. B., & Parizel, P. M. (2016). Radiologists’ usage of social media: Results of the RANSOM survey. Journal of digital imaging, 29(4), 443-449.
Roland D, Spurr J, Cabrera D. (2017) Preliminary Evidence for the Emergence of a Health Care Online Community of Practice: Using a Netnographic Framework for Twitter Hashtag Analytics. J Med Internet Res.19(7):e252. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.7072
Rozenblum, R., & Bates, D. W. (2013). Patient-centred healthcare, social media and the internet: the perfect storm?. BMJ Quality & Safety.
Topolovec-Vranic, J., & Natarajan, K. (2016). The Use of Social Media in Recruitment for Medical Research Studies: A Scoping Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(11).
Van Noorden, R. (2014). Scientists and the social network. Nature, 512(7513), 126.
Ventola, C. L. (2014). Social media and health care professionals: benefits, risks, and best practices. Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 39(7), 491.
Villanti, A. C., Johnson, A. L., Ilakkuvan, V., Jacobs, M. A., Graham, A. L., & Rath, J. M. (2017). Social Media Use and Access to Digital Technology in US Young Adults in 2016. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(6), e196.
Wilson, R., Ranse, J., Cashin, A., & McNamara, P. (2013). Nurses and Twitter: The good, the bad, and the reluctant. Collegian. Chicago.
Zahedi, Z., Costas, R., Larivière, V., & Haustein, S. (2017). What makes papers visible on social media? An analysis of various document characteristics. arXiv preprint arXiv:1703.05777.