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Healthcare Social Media Consultants
Social Media has become a double edged sword. It gives businesses easy access to their customers and aids in communicating with them, but at the same time it gives employees a forum to waste time and possibly to do harm to the brand.
Virtual Communities, Social Media & Virtual Worlds
E merging platforms for online collaboration are fundamentally changing the way healthcare providers work, offering new ways to engage with patients and colleagues. It’s a new rapidly growing model for interaction which will help people to build stronger, more successful patient relationships.
hcsmca (health care social media Canada) is a vibrant community of people sharing about all things related to health care and social media in Canada.
We have email, we have message boards, we have IM, but if they aren’t integrated with one another, our collaborative communications often fall short.
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Sixty-seven percent of consumers believe that online access to medical data has made them better informed as patients, according to a survey conducted by IPSOS for Wolters Kluwer Health.
In 2006, Pew Research Forum discovered that 80 percent of American adults used the Internet to research medical information.
On April 18, The General Medical Council, which regulates medical practice in the UK, opened up its draft guidance on doctors' use of social media for consultation.
Network World - Doctors are being cautioned by hospitals they work with to avoid interacting with patients on social media, and that they reject any overtures by patients to interact on the likes of Facebook and Twitter .
The pervasiveness of Facebook and other social media platforms has created opportunities to improve patient-physician communication. Willing doctors can connect with patients in and outside the exam room, expanding their reach and thus jointly sharing in the empowerment this newest technology revolution offers. Orthopedic surgeon Howard Luks summarizes the power of social media for physicians this way : “My social presence enables me to humanize my practice and share my knowledge beyond the 4 walls of my office in ways never available previously”
The following is an Ignite talk delivered at Tim O’Reilly’s 2012 Health Foo – Microsoft Research Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts. As I see technology advancing around me, I think about what’s going to become of the physician.
Live tweeting, ukulele playing and numerous discussions swirling around social media and healthcare were to had throughout the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference, produced by NYC Health Business Leaders , this past week in New York.
As payment delivery models evolve towards pay-for-outcomes, it is more critical than ever to have the tools you need to facilitate care collaboration.
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