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Health Information Technology Standards

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) believes medical care is optimized when all pertinent patient information is available in a timely, usable, and secure manner. Seamless integration of data from within and among health care systems and personal health records is vital for proper patient care. ACEP supports the adoption of information standards and the meaningful use of health information technology as defined by the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology.
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(6) OSCC14 - Virtual Laboratory Training, Career Recruitment and Retention (VLTC) Project - YouTube

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Repost: November 9, 2014 - Thrilled for the opportunity to share my 3D virtual world laboratory training, career awareness, and information-sharing project entitled, "Virtual Laboratory Training, Career Recruitment and Retention (VLTC) Project" at the 2nd annual Opensimulator Community Conference. The presentation was streamed live and recorded. You are invited to watch the entire recorded presentation (40-45 minutes) at your convenience. Please feel free to use and/or share the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RE_klXeiExE

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Yes, There Is a Place for Social Media Marketing in Your Medical Practice

Yes, There Is a Place for Social Media Marketing in Your Medical Practice | Health Awareness and Technology | Scoop.it

Marketing represents an incredibly important aspect of the business of medicine that doctors often overlook. Physicians, doubling as businessmen and women, are often so focused on patient care (reasonably so), increasing volume, and ensuring payment for their services that they overlook one of the key elements to ensure patients continue to walk through the door: marketing. Today’s business environment offers numerous ways to market – print, paid advertisements, web, and social media to name a few. Of these, social media marketing is one of the most cost effective methods and is quite easy to incorporate into the marketing plan of any practice.   Social Media Marketing – What is it?   Social media has completely taken the world by storm in the last decade. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn have become incredibly popular, boasting millions of users on each site. Given the enormous spread of social media, it has become a huge resource for marketing for businesses of all sizes, including those in healthcare.   One of the primary reasons social media marketing is so popular is because of the unique opportunity it presents to both businesses and consumers. Business pages on social media allow consumers to connect with their healthcare providers on a different level. It provides a great location for consumers to gain information, communicate with the business as well as promote and share the business if they see fit. A social media presence boosts search engine optimization as well as helps with branding. Social media is easy to set up, manage and use, and far less costly than other methods of marketing.   Social Media Marketing Policies   While social media can be incredibly beneficial to the success of your marketing campaign, it’s very important that office policies be set forth regarding its use. Keep in mind that social media is not private or secure, once an image, video, or post is out on the internet, it stays out there. Given that fact, it’s very important to be conscientious about posting for the business as well as personally. Office staff should NEVER post images of patients and should never contact a patient via a social media message. If a patient messages the page concerning their healthcare, they should be kindly directed to contact the office via the phone or other secure means of messaging.   All office staff, physicians included, should be educated about the importance of respecting patient privacy. Any social media posts about patients, even if they lack specific identifiers, can be deemed HIPAA violations. Any postings about patients, with images of patient or insecure methods of contacting patients, can all warrant an investigation of a HIPAA violation. To be safe, the best policy is that office staff and physicians should NOT post anything at all about patients, whether it is unidentifiable or not.   Social media is a great marketing tool, however, it can also be a dangerous tool if it backfires. - See more at: http://www.hcplive.com/physicians-money-digest/practice-management/yes-there-is-a-place-for-social-media-marketing-in-your-medical-practice#sthash.sdwyu7yf.dpuf


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App that helps aid workers: 'I watched TV while mapping 100km of Nigeria'

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Gamers help find hard-to-reach communities as Médecins Sans Frontières uses data from app to produce detailed local maps
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FCC Launches Data-Driven Broadband Health Mapping Tool

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The FCC has launched the Mapping Broadband Health tool, a web-based mapping data driven tool for developing broadband health policies and solutions.
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Digital Health Consumer Adoption: 2015 | Rock Health

Digital Health Consumer Adoption: 2015 | Rock Health | Health Awareness and Technology | Scoop.it
Digital Health Consumer Adoption: 2015 | Rock Health | We're powering the future of healthcare. Rock Health is a seed and early-stage venture fund that supports startups building the next generation of technologies transforming healthcare.
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DR4WARD: How Do Digital And Social Media Technologies Benefit Medicine And Health? #infographic

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How Do Digital And Social Media Technologies Benefit Medicine And Health? #infographic Story Of Digital Health by Paul Sonnier graphically-refreshed, compliments of Innovation & Tech Today magazine I look 4Ward to your feedback.
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Why do Healthcare Organizations need to use LinkedIn??

Why do Healthcare Organizations need to use LinkedIn?? | Health Awareness and Technology | Scoop.it
Why use LinkedIn? 
LinkedIn is considered to be the world's largest professional network where an online identity can connect your business to others, help find businesses, and be found.  It is a site where the latest news and insights can be shared as well as a place to discover professional opportunities, business deals and new ventures. 

    LinkedIn is the key to success for Healthcare Organizations! It can help in the following ways    

  • Branding
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Hiring
 

How to   get startedIn order to be successful with LinkedIn, your Healthcare Organization has to have a marketing plan so that it can deliver ongoing results.  The Social Media Examiner lists 5 marketing ideas that will help create a comprehensive marketing program:
  • Build a Robust company page on LinkedIn.
  • Launch a Linked Group based on company or industry
  • Create an "All hands on Deck" ongoing through leadership program
  • Leverage paid LinkedIn ads and sponsored updates
  • Monitor Track and Adjust
 These are all great ideas, however they certainly require a commitment not only from the Organization, but employees as well.  Often long and fluctuating hours worked by healthcare personnel are demanding enough, finding committed employees may be more of a challenge than expected.  Finding someone to specifically monitor, track and adjust the business goals can be a full time position, and making sure that designation takes place at the beginning of this plan is crucial.




Here's are four examples of Showcase pages that are used heavily for Healthcare Marketing


Healthcare Data Solutions states that these pages are very beneficial to large companies who have multiple brands because each can be put in the spotlight and strategically placed into one portal.  That's great, but smaller businesses can be creative and do the same even if they have less to offer.  Unfortunately, a drawback with LinkedIn is that out of the one million Physicians who are a part of this social media site most are aware of this feature.  LinkedIn is known for posting resumes and allowing Healthcare Organizations to find each other more easily, but with Showcase Pages LinkedIn can be greatly improved in healthcare marketing as well.  More data should be collected and researched to see how Healthcare Organizations have benefited over the last two years from these Showcase Pages.  


The Healthcare Professional can also benefit from LinkedIn Andrea Santiago points out why and what you can do on her website about health careers

  • It is user friendly 
  • It is easy to get connected
  • Healthcare hiring managers often post positions - making them easier to find
  • Healthcare professionals can be easy to identify by placing themselves into categories: Medical Practice, Hospital and Health care, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device, Health Wellness and Fitness
  • You can join groups in order to connect with other healthcare professionals
  • Increase exposure by being proactive and proofreading your profile
 At the end of the day it really is true when people say "you get what you put into it" :O) A little bit of effort from the start can go a long way with a social media site such as LinkedIn.  How much easier can it get?  To have a free site that does most of the work for you is priceless.  If social media did not exist life would be so much more difficult.  Think about it.  Newspapers used to be the go to for anyone looking for a job or looking to hire.  The ability to network, find people who work in the same field, have the option for healthcare organizations to scout you out all at the same time is priceless.  To be able to reach people from across the state, country or even the world at almost no cost to you is invaluable.  One of the biggest features that LinkedIn has over other social media sites is the professionalism it maintains. This site is about business, and those who want to learn about it, associate with it, work in it and be a part of it. 

Go check it out, the world is at your fingertip!

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The Power of Hashtags in the Medical Device Industry

The Power of Hashtags in the Medical Device Industry | Health Awareness and Technology | Scoop.it

We hope that by now, most individuals in the healthcare and medical device industries are aware of the value in having an online social media presence. More doctors and healthcare leaders are participating across multiple social media channels than ever before. To name a few, these are some of our favorite influential figures in the healthcare and medical device industries that are on Twitter today:

  • @DrLeslieSaxon: Clinical Scholar · USC Keck School of Medicine & Executive Director of USC Center for Body Computing
  • @KevinMD: Physician Author · Keynote Speaker · USA TODAY’s Board of Contributors
  • @JohnNosta: Digital Health Philosopher and Strategist · Lead thinker at NostaLab Google Health Advisory Board
  • @GarryChoy: Physician focused on Quality and Systems Improvement
  • @davidmcnierney: Director of Medidata
  • @jkvedar: Vice President of Partners News Connected Health Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School
  • @EricTopol: Cardiologist Researcher · Editor-in-Chief at Medscape · Author of The Patient Will See You Now
  • @Paul_Sonnier: Founder of a 30,000+ member #DigitalHealth LinkedIn group · Social Entrepreneur · Strategy Consultant

What are Hashtags?

To describe it in an easy to understand context, a hashtag is just a fancy way of saying “keyword”. For example, if you search “healthcare” on twitter, it will automatically come up with posts that users have tagged as related to the topic of healthcare.

All these influential Twitter users we mentioned above have one thing in common, the fact that they are using consistent hashtags to represent what it is they stand for and are experts in. Depending on what you specialize in and the type of content you’re sharing, you should thoroughly research hashtags that are related to your industry in order to target the right audience. After conducting our own research, these are some of the most currently used hashtags in the healthcare and medical device industries:

Why Use Hashtags?

Hashtags not only represent your field of expertise, they also become a keyword that individuals will start relating you to. Social media users will start searching for these hashtags to find the subjects that might relate to your expertise. These hashtags are a way for your followers to find your content, understand it, and engage with it. They are a great way to reach a wider audience on social media, interact with individuals interested in a specific topic, and interact with other experts in your field.

How Many Hashtags Should I Use?

Did you know that “tweets with hashtags get two times more engagement than tweets without?” (BufferSocial) Although these hashtags are valuable to use, you don’t want to overdo it by using too many in one tweet. Ideally, you should use no more than two hashtags per tweet.

A Hashtag is Your Brand:

One of the most important things you have to think of when using hashtags is “Does this keyword match my branding pillars? Is it something I want to stand for?” Just like any other digital marketing effort, your social media presence must align with your brand image. You always have to portray the appropriate voice, messaging, and value to your followers.



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How to avoid the social media dangers at your medical practice

How to avoid the social media dangers at your medical practice | Health Awareness and Technology | Scoop.it

What’s your social media plan and how can you avoid the $5,000 dangers and damage to your reputation? 

Social media allows almost anyone, to comment on any topic, at anytime.

Patients can comment on over 100 different social media platforms as well as rating websites, consumer reviews and chat rooms – Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are just the tip of the ice-berg.

How to avoid the social media dangers at your medical practice

In short, you can’t – This is reality!

×BUT YOU CAN EDUCATE YOUR TEAM AND PUT A SOCIAL MEDIA PLAN IN PLACE TO HELP PUT YOUR PRACTICE IN THE DRIVING SEAT SO YOU CAN LEAD THE CONVERSATION – AND POTENTIALLY HEAD OFF ANY PROBLEMS!

 

What are the social media dangers for doctors?

Most dangers come in the following formats:

  • Posting of personal images and information – Privacy and copy-write issues
  • Fake profiles created deliberately to defame 
  • Inappropriate posts and images
  • Human error – Accidental posts and incorrect spelling
  • Patients perceiving posts as giving medical advice
  • Wasting time
  • Hacking
  • Patient testimonials – Doctors in Australia can be fined $5000 if a patient posts a testimonial on s doctor’s Facebook page or any other social media platform

    Advertising & social media guidelines from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

You can reduce the risks by putting a social media plan in place

Why use social media?

You can’t avoid it – 70% of people in Australia use social media. (This is on par with the United Kingdom and the United States).

1. Choosing a social media platform

Choose the social media platform that will allow you to:

  • Best speak with your target audience and;
  • Meet your practice’s goals and objectives

2. Do it well

It’s better to use one social media platform well than do a number of social media platforms poorly.

3. Set your social media goals

These may include:

  • Improving patient communication and doctor patient connection
  • To keep patients updated on the latest medical news
  • Reminders – Flu vaccinations, heat wave precautions etc.

On your social media homepage define what it is used for and tell people upfront. If you are using Facebook define the purpose of the page in the ‘about’ section:

  • What you do
  • Purpose of the social media page
  • When the social media page is monitored

4. Set where you are now and where you would like to be in 6 – 12 months time.

Map out where you are now and where you would like to be. Also think about where are you going to promote your social media items – Is it possible to ask patients to sign up when they are in the clinic? What will the benefits be to your patients?

5. Map out the risks

Map out what risks can take place on your social media platforms. Put a plan in place to address them.

For example – What if someone puts up a negative post? What is the plan you have to address it and how can you turn the situation into a positive?

Never address a social media risk as an individual. Always seek a position from a few key team members.

Also map out what not to do on social media. For medical practices this includes:

  • Never give medical advice – Advise them to book an appointment for legal and duty of care reasons
  • Never post a persons details or image without their permission
  • Never start an ongoing conversation – Contact them personally
  • Time wasting – Chasing up social media items can take a lot of time – Be wary!
  • Keep the tone of voice professional but light

6. Have a content plan

Write down all the topics you can post about. Include frequently asked questions by patients, interesting research, upcoming events and health notices.

Content is more than just copy it includes – Images, videos, info-graphs, animations, case studies, and audio.

How often are you going to post – Daily, weekly, fortnightly? Map you content plan out in a calendar.

How much time will you allocate to produce a post and monitor your social media platforms?

7. How are you going to grow your social media following?

Are you more concerned about having great numbers liking or following you, or are you more concerned with engagement?

Growing your social media following:

  1. Link up with local schools to post health notices – Parents being your target audience.
  2. Include social media icons and links on your website, emails, letterhead, business cards etc.
  3. Make up a trivia game to increase engagement
  4. Ask patients to share content
  5. Use Questions and Answers
  6. Work out how you are going to respond to queries 

Social media is just what it says…it’s social and meant to be interesting.

Be sure to have plenty of images to use.

8. Resourcing, costs and time

Ensure you allocate appropriate time and funds to developing and growing social media. It may take 1-2 hours per week of staff time and cost $100 a month to run.

 

The final say – How to avoid the social media dangers at your medical practice

1. Know the guidelines – Advertising & social media guidelines from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

2. Do it well or don’t do it at all – You could do your practice damage by not posting at least once per month. If you can’t commit – Don’t do it at all.

3. Have a good content plan in place

4. Allocate the time and resources

5. Be prepare to report on your goals

I hope you enjoyed this post “How to avoid the social media dangers at your medical practice.”

Social media – It’s meant to be fun, engaging and as its name suggests….. Social!



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3D printing in medicine saving lives

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DreamIT Health Demo Day in Baltimore

Johns Hopkins University partnered with DreamIT Health for an accelerator in Baltimore that helps launch early-stage health I.T. startups. The DreamIT Health companies held their Demo Day, where they pitch to investors, on May 13, 2015. It was the second annual event for DreamIT Health in Baltimore.
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DreamIt Health: Why It's the Health Tech Accelerator For You! - YouTube

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Health Information Technology Standards

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) believes medical care is optimized when all pertinent patient information is available in a timely, usable, and secure manner. Seamless integration of data from within and among health care systems and personal health records is vital for proper patient care. ACEP supports the adoption of information standards and the meaningful use of health information technology as defined by the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology.
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Watch Surgery on the Oculus Rift, But Maybe Do It After Lunch

Watch Surgery on the Oculus Rift, But Maybe Do It After Lunch | Health Awareness and Technology | Scoop.it
A group of surgeons filmed a hip replacement and turned it into a video that can be watched with the Oculus Rift.
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12 statistics on social media's presence in the healthcare space

12 statistics on social media's presence in the healthcare space | Health Awareness and Technology | Scoop.it

Social media has made its mark in transforming the healthcare industry, according to referral md.

Here is a compilation of 12 statistics on social media's impact on healthcare.

 

1. Upwards of 40 percent of consumers reported information they see via social media impacts how they handle their health, according to Mediabistro.

 

2. Younger generations are immersed in the social media world, and that doesn't differ in terms of healthcare. Those aged between 18 and 24 years are twice as likely to use social medial for health conversations as those aged between 45 and 54 years, according to Mediabistro.

 

3. Similarly, 90 percent of those aged between 18 and 24 years reported they trust medical information spread via social media, according to Search Engine Watch.

 

4. Of smartphone users, 19 percent have at least one health app on their phones, according to Demi & Cooper Advertising and DC Interactive Group.

 

5. Forty-one percent of consumers reported social media may impact which physician or hospital they choose for care, according to Demi & Cooper Advertising and DC Interactive Group.

 

6. From the provider perspective, 31 percent of healthcare institutions wrote up social media guidelines, according to Institute for Health.

 

7. Of providers, 31 percent said they use social media to network, according to MedTechMedia.

 

8. Of U.S. hospitals, 26 percent use social media, according to Demi & Cooper Advertising and DC Interactive Group.

 

9. Of physicians surveyed, 60 percent said social media enhances care, according to Demi & Cooper Advertising and DC Interactive Group.

 

10. In terms of year-over-year analysis, YouTube traffic to hospital sites has increased 119 percent, according to Google's Think Insights.

 

11. Of drug companies surveyed, 23 percent have not dealt with social media security or privacy issues, according toMediabistro.

 

12. Of all social media platforms, most hospitals use Facebook, according to WHPRMS.


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Using Social Media to Spread Health Awareness

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It might be difficult to imagine, but 20 years ago email was just getting a foothold on the internet, and 11 years ago Facebook and Twitter didn't exist. What has become commonplace has had a very short history.

Although there are disadvantages to using social media, such as distracting you from your work, creating distance in your face-to-face relationships and giving you one more way to procrastinate each day, there are advantages to being able to communicate with people around the world in a matter of seconds.

Whether you find this media personally enlightening or detrimental to your overall day-to-day activities, it's hard to ignore the way it's impacted our society and the spread of information.

Every Coin Has Two Sides

Data from PEW Research Center shows that 65 percent of all adults in the U.S. now use social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, up nearly 10-fold in the past decade.1 When PEW started systematically tracking social media use, only 7 percent of adults interacted on these sites.

The rise in social media use has affected the way police do their jobs, how you communicate with politicians, the spread of information and news, political deliberation and even your level of stress.

On March 12, 2014, the World Wide Web turned 25. In a survey to mark that anniversary, PEW discovered several interesting facts.2

As of 2014, 87 percent of Americans used the internet and 90 percent of those felt it has had a personal positive impact on their lives. However, only 76 percent felt it has been positive for society as a whole.

The majority of users felt the technology would be very difficult to give up, but were easily moving away from cable television and landline phones. Of those who said it would be difficult to give up, 61 percent said it was integral to their work and jobs.

Although many people enjoy the freedom and connection they feel from social media, it has also had a negative impact on the number of hours you spend in face-to-face relationships and has created a platform where sharing negative thoughts and feelings can be done in a nameless, faceless fashion.

Social Awareness and Information Sharing

Using social media responsibly helps improve communication and information sharing across the world. It has become an important way we share essential health information that impacts you and your family every day.

For instance, instead of making you delve through hundreds of posts to find what you're looking for, we have separated our Facebook pages so you can find exactly what you need when you need it.

If you're looking for advocacy or health information to make choices or make your voice heard, you'll find that information on our Advocacy and Awareness page.

Having specific areas on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook make it easier to communicate upcoming votes in the legislature and share information you'll need to contact your representatives.

Different social media platforms react to information differently, which is why you probably enjoy one platform more than any of the rest of them. It conforms to your personal communication style.

How information spreads across each of the different platforms is dependent upon the way it is shared.

For instance, when JP Morgan Chase announced their over $2 billion loss, the news was on Twitter before the first call to their stockholders was completed.3 Activity on Tumblr, on the other hand, started slowly and only took off several hours later as blogs were reposted.

Social media networking has also had an amazingly positive impact on the distribution of information and acquiring help and support during natural disasters around the globe.

Hashtags are created to help you locate relevant stories and requests for help. This helps local stories get global attention and funding to manage the situation.4

Social Media Networking May Reduce Productivity

Just because something is good doesn't mean you should have more of it. Too much of this good thing can significantly reduce your productivity during work hours or at home. It can lead to addiction and social isolation.

What was designed to help you connect with more people may suddenly create a vacuum in your life. Clinical psychologist Barbara Greenberg, Ph.D. identified nine ways teens suffer from overusing their social media accounts.5

Loss of ability to read social cues, excessive drama, sleep deprivation and poor ability to cooperate are just some of the negative experiences teens endure when they overuse social media.

Social media networks may also increase addictive behavior. In a study released by Cornell Information Science, researchers found four different themes that likely influence your potential addiction to Facebook.6

Your perceived addiction, if you feel your Facebook activities are not monitored, if you are in a good mood or if you have other social media accounts such as Twitter — which could take the place of Facebook in your activities — were all influential in whether or not you used Facebook excessively or felt you were addicted.

The aspect of behavior that researchers theorize is the root of addiction with social media use is the fear of missing out. The idea is that the network effect, or the value of the product or service, increases as more people are connected to the network.

For instance, you may not enjoy social media, but you're on anyway as that's where your friends and family are.7

Reaching Influencers

In 2008, President Obama successfully used social media to communicate his platform to the voting public. Since then, many politicians use social media platforms to communicate with their constituents and get feedback on their performance.

The highest number of users are between 18 and 29 years.8 However, PEW found the number of individuals 65 and older have more than tripled since 2010. What does all this have to do with your health and wellness?

Social media is an effective and efficient way of contacting decision-making politicians and increasing awareness. You no longer are exposed to just your local newspaper or major news networks, but have immediate access to information from the source of the science.

Social networks like Twitter, Facebook and even the image-driven social media platform Pinterest, bypass major network news outlets and deliver news immediately. This has clearly made a difference in accelerating change in our healthcare system.

For instance, at the height of sensational reporting about the swine flu by traditional media outlets, several well-respected leaders in the alternative health field published information that "outed" the tactics being used to create panic.

My article about the swine flu published on April 29, 2009, was the seventh most viewed article on the internet that day. To date it has over 1.3 million views, in part because of the number of times it was reposted and shared.

Social media networking has reduced the power traditional media wields over the information you receive, and it has given you a direct voice to people and groups who have an influence over health related decisions.

Social media outlets improve the distribution of news accessible across different age, gender, geographical and socioeconomic lines.

Make Your Voice Heard Today

You have a voice and a vote when you use social media networks to express your opinion. If you don't have a favorite social media platform yet, I encourage you to check out Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram or Pinterest. Each of these sites use slightly different methods for publishing information.

You can follow me on the following platforms, where I share information from our newsletter and videos, and where you have an opportunity to post as well.

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The main advocacy and awareness portal of Mercola.com. Follow these channels to stay up to date on the latest news, trends and statistics in the field of health and wellness and most importantly to take control of your health!

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30 Amazing Mobile Health Technology Statistics for Today’s Physician

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Since the iPhone’s launch in 2007, mobile health technology has become a growing trend among populations all across the globe. According to an mHealth survey, 33% of people own an iPhone.
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How Individuals Can Use Social Media to Advocate for their Own Health

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Social Media Implementation Checklist

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Set goals first. If traffic, leads and sales are part of the goal, then gotta have the next focus be on content creation. Then, using social to share. Can't get much value out of social unless you're actively creating, publishing and sharing content. 


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Social media opportunities for improving diabetes Management

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Tweet chat on Emerging Technologies and Social media in Healthcare

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▶ @DreamItHealth - and here we go! #demoday #dreamithealth #katch - YouTube

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Congratulations to the DreamIt Health team especially Shervonne Cherry (Program Manager) and the DreamIt Health companies for a successful DreamIt Health Demo Day in Baltimore! Thumbs up to Jason Hardebeck, Managing Director, Baltimore. https://youtu.be/rRVwQpTuR6I


Woot, woot... Now, the DreamIt Health companies are going on a roadshow... Baltimore, NYC, Boston and the West Coast Bay area. Much success to all! This video was automatically created by katchkats.com. It was originally streamed on Meerkat by ‪#‎DreamItHealth‬ at: http://mrk.tv/1L1UtiH ‪#‎demoday‬ #dreamithealth Technology rocks!!

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