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G FORCE | Dr. Tara Lagu

Social media meets health care

Medical researcher finds consumer rating sites, used correctly, can be beneficial to patients

(Matthew Cavanaugh for The Boston Globe)
By Elizabeth Cooney
Globe Correspondent / August 9, 2010

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Dr. Tara Lagu is a health care researcher at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield who studies social networking as a tool in patient care and quality improvement. She recently published a paper on consumer sites that rate doctors. (Full article: 532 words)

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