I am passionate about the power of healthcare tweet chats – you can read why I think they are such a transformative modality in Can A Hashtag Change Healthcare? One of my favorite… Continue reading
Although most undergraduate medical students are digital natives, well versed in social media, their activities can sometimes work against them when it comes to using new media to create and maintain a professional… Continue reading
Facebook is the most commonly used social media platform by physicians up to the age of 60 years, according to “2014 Work/Life Profiles of Today’s U.S. Physician” released by AMA Insurance.The survey, conducted in… Continue reading
Ever wondered what the ideal number of characters in a tweet should be? Or the optimal length of a Facebook post? Buffer, the online scheduler, has come up with some interesting answers to… Continue reading
Would you like to join a global gathering of digital health investors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders? In May 2014, over 300 top investors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders around the world will meet at… Continue reading
Twitter is about talking – not walking into a room shouting an announcement and walking out again— Teresa Chinn RN (@AgencyNurse) February 28, 2014
Nice infographic from Dr Bertalan Meskó from his Guide To The Future Of Medicine ebook.
Some interesting statistics here to inform your healthcare marketing for 2014.
Catching up on some online reading, I came across this post by Brian Solis, which really captures the other side of social media – its addictive nature and encroaching presence in our everyday lives.… Continue reading
Social media is a radical shift in the way we communicate. The healthcare conversation is no longer a one-way narrative but is evolving into a global, participatory discussion. If you want to find… Continue reading
25 Nurses To Follow On Twitter In 2014 from Marie Ennis O’Connor
Last week marked the 8th annual celebration of National Health IT Week, a time when organizations across the country join together to raise awareness of the value of health IT. This infographic illustrates… Continue reading
The temptation with social media can be to jump on the bandwagon and establish a presence on every platform – but some platforms match your goals better than others. Here is a useful… Continue reading
Medical student Eve Purdy, has made this video which highlights three important ways that social media is influencing her learning as a medical student.
Can A Hashtag Change Healthcare? The first time I read this quote from Dana Lewis, moderator of #hcsm the premier tweet chat on healthcare, I was gripped by the notion of how… Continue reading
In this short video, Director of the Institute of Digital Healthcare and Professor of Healthcare Technology , Christopher James elaborates on the effectiveness of various types of digital health technologies.
The infographic below — by the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Online Masters of Health Informatics program — breaks down and describes health informatics and the mashup of technology and healthcare.
The results of a recent Dutch study has indicated discordance in patients’ and professionals’ motives and use of social media in health care. The study set out to investigate patients’ and health professionals’… Continue reading
Slidedeck by Joel Selzer, co-founder of ArcheMedX from his talk at the Society of Clinical Research Associates conference on “Harnessing Social Media to Advance Clinical Research”, August 2, 2013 in Philadelphia. Key Takeaways… Continue reading
Video produced by Akron Children’s Hospital focussing on the growing number of families using social media as their primary source for health and wellness information and advice.
The chief marketing officer of this pediatric powerhouse says that social media and mobile access are essential to its strategy and “innovation p Source: healthleadersmedia.com See on Scoop.it – Health Care Social Media… Continue reading
Great insight for us! RT @DeloitteHealth How would you rate the credibility of #health info provided by social media? http://t.co/j50E6ZRwJB Source: twitter.com See on Scoop.it – Health Care Social Media And Digital Health
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) recently issued guidelines for the use of social media and social networking in medical practice. You could read the entire 17-page document here, or I can… Continue reading
The health and technology communities have been buzzing about the possibilities of digital health, but is it possible those boosters have argued beyond the evidence? The clinical proof underpinning the effectiveness of digital… Continue reading
Back pain is common. Nearly all of us have at least one episode in our lives, and two-thirds of us will have it repeatedly. Exercise, though it may seem counterintuitive, is often the… Continue reading
By Katie Moran, Boston College Though Madison Avenue largely forgets seniors in general, they are now a demographic grossly overlooked on social media. Those 65 years and older are changing: they are living longer,… Continue reading
As a designer in health care, my goal is to ensure that the products and technologies we build engage our users – be they patients or health care providers. Design is a strategic… Continue reading
This month, Daniel Ghinn examines how Johnson & Johnson’s integrated social media channels are working to support nurses and prospective nurses. By 2020, the US will face a shortage of 800,000 nurses, according… Continue reading