TP233 – Can Big Tech Companies Fix the Misinformation Pandemic?

  • Jul 21, 2021
Touch Point Podcast
Touch Point Podcast
TP233 - Can Big Tech Companies Fix the Misinformation Pandemic?
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This past week, there has been significant focus on medical misinformation on social media – but is this a new topic? In today’s episode, hosts Reed Smith and Chris Boyer discuss the current conversations on the role social media plays in moderating medical misinformation, how the big tech companies are responding, and how health systems are attempting to leverage their trust in creating authoritative content. They are joined by Dr. Bryan Vartabedian who shares his perspectives on the challenges with social media misinformation and the roles physicians can play. 

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Chris Boyer

Principal, @chrisboyer LLC  Using digital marketing, experience and UCD/CX to transform healthcare. Co-host of the touch point podcast and founder of the Touch Point Media network. 

Reed Smith

VP @jarrardinc, Advisor @MayoClinic Social Media Network and @SXSW Health & MedTech. @SocialHealthIns and @tpmnetwork founder

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