Application of the internet to healthcare:
1. Advertising of drugs on websites
2. Online purchase of common drugs e.g. cough medicine, aspirin,etc
3. Doctor-patient communication e.g. a doctor could use e-mail or chat services to communicate with a patient to check on the effect of a prescribed medication has thus eliminating the need for the patient to travel all the way to the clinic.
4. Circulation of regarding epidemics to enable people to be cautious about preventive measures