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.
Headlines like this are becoming more common: “Company CEO steps down after social media fiasco.” Or, “Executive fired over social media gaffe.” Every company today should have a social media policy in place… Continue reading
A new study of physicians’ use of twitter, including detailed analysis separated by specialty and subspecialty, gender, geography. Source: exploreb2b.com Diving in behind the tweets to mine interesting data. See on Scoop.it… Continue reading
Source: socialhealthinsights.co See on Scoop.it – Health Care Social Media And Digital Health
Ever wonder what your doctors and nurses talk about at the water cooler? Well, grab a paper cup and some Emetrol, because a new app is transporting medical chatter from hospital hallways… Continue reading
A recent WebMD survey finds that 84% of patients want to use diagnostic tools to help their physicians make diagnoses, but just 69% of physicians said patients should do so. Meanwhile, 89% of… Continue reading
A campaign gets users of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media to act as a support group Source: http://www.scientificamerican.com See on Scoop.it – Health Care Social Media And Digital Health