Facebook is being used increasingly in the medical field, and not only for patients seeking advice. A report from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota shows that one doctor used a patient’s Facebook profile (with her consent) to pinpoint what caused a stroke by looking at recent photographs.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs launched 152 individual Facebook pages for each hospital in the VA system.
A Michigan man needed a kidney, and three to five years was too long to wait as his health started to fail. So 35-year old Jeff Kurze and his wife, Roxy turned to Facebook to find help.