I am normally not a big fan of the word “rules” when it comes to social media, but if you want to be successful on social media and achieve results, you need to… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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’… Read More
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… Read More
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.
It’s always so interesting to see the similarities and the differences between healthcare social media discussions in Europe and the USA. Click this link to view larger image
Is there a significant relationship between Internet use frequency and the overall preferences for obtaining health information and decision-making autonomy? Patients who use the Internet more frequently are more likely to embrace… Read More
The Internet is bringing fundamental changes to medical practice through improved access to health information and participation in decision making. However, patient preferences for participation in health care vary greatly. Promoting patient-centered health… Read More
With the rise of cell phone usage, smart and otherwise, many health care providers, researchers and entrepreneurs alike have assumed that this ubiquitous technology can be used to improve health and wellbeing. Entrepreneurs… Read More
Social media can predict the success of a new drug launch much faster than traditional methods. Many pharmaceutical companies try to measure the success of their launch based on weekly script trends. The… Read More
Thanks to all who contributed to yesterday’s discussion on how the public perceive doctors sharing their stories online. Please keep the discussion going! Today, my attention was taken by an abstract I discovered… Read More
Social media brings a new dimension to health care, offering a platform used by the public, patients, and health professionals to communicate about health issues with the possibility of potentially improving health outcomes.… Read More
The #hcsmca Twitter waves were buzzing when Dr. Rajiv Singal (@DrRKSingal) assumed the moderator’s seat on Wednesday April 24th for our evening chat. See on cyhealthcommunications.wordpress.com
This is my abstract for the Medicine 2.0 Conference. Background: The statistics of increased length of survival for women diagnosed with breast cancer give no indication of the quality of life (QOL) experienced.… Read More
See on Scoop.it – Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer As more patients survive, cancer-care centers increasingly help them address the daunting physical and emotional challenges of being a survivor. See on online.wsj.com
See on Scoop.it – Health Care Social Media Monitor 70% of people globally are receptive to toilet sensors, prescription bottle sensors or swallowed monitors. 66% of people say they would prefer a personalized… Read More
See on Scoop.it – Health Care Social Media Monitor To investigate patients’ and health professionals’ (a) motives and use of social media for health-related reasons, and (b) barriers and expectations for health-related social… Read More
See on Scoop.it – Health Care Social Media Monitor Marie Ennis-O’Connor‘s insight: Farris Timimi, M.D thoughts on social media engagement …All too often, health care providers view health care social media as a risk… Read More
See on Scoop.it – Health Care Social Media Monitor Smartphone Apps Lack Proven Strategies to Help Smokers Quit See on http://www.healthcanal.com