The
use of social networking in health care is rising; the number of users is
rising dramatically. Furthermore, social networking can be beneficial and also
serve as an educational functions and can be used to communicate medical
resources, however, social network can be associated with range of important
challenges. Some of those
challenges can lead to breaches or law suite if the system is used incorrectly.  As a healthcare professional protecting the
privacy of the patient is essential. In this paper I will discuss the impact of
social networking on patient, doctors, and other healthcare professional, plus
apps/ website and case studies.