Browsing by Subject "Social network analysis"
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Analysis of the Patients and Physicians Connection Network on an online Health Information Platform Authors:
Publisher and Date:(IOS Press, 2014)Social network applications have gained popularity in the health domain as they bring health information seekers (patients and alike) and medication advice providers (physicians and other relevant actors) together. By employing a network science perspective this research is aimed to understand an information network establishing connections among and between information seekers and providers. We found that such a connection network surfaces most of the essential characteristics of a typical complex ...
Publisher and Date:(Springer, 2019)The widespread use of online interactive platforms including social networking applications community support applications draw the attention of academics and businesses. The basic trust of this research is that the very nature of these platforms can be best described as a network of entangled interactions. We agree with scholars that these platforms and features necessitate the call for theory of network as a novel approach to better understand their underpinnings. We examine one of the leading ...