From Data to Knowledge: Discovery of Medical Laboratory Demand Patterns Using Social Network Analysis [STUDY]

This new study is part of the Social Media Lab’s Organizational Networks Research Initiatives. Projects under this initiative use data visualization techniques and social network analysis to advance our understanding of complicated issue facing our community such as rising demand for  health care services. The abstract to the paper and the companion poster* is below.[…]

[NEW STUDY] Investigating Biomedical Research Literature in the Blogosphere

Medical information and advice on demand 24/7. The internet is many things to many people, but for people who are sick or have a medical condition, it is a first-line medical adviser on-call. It has been estimated that almost 80% of Internet users have searched for health information on the web. Among web 2.0 applications,[…]