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Twitter use forecasted cholera outbreak

Twitter use forecasted cholera outbreak | #HITsm | Scoop.it

FierceHealthIT: Study demonstrates the value of online tools and information to healthcare professionals.


Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers reported that Twitter and Internet news uncovered a 2010 outbreak of cholera in Haiti two weeks earlier than health officials reported the epidemic.

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From The Blog: #HITsm TweetChat Celebrates One Year of Existence

From The Blog: #HITsm TweetChat Celebrates One Year of Existence | #HITsm | Scoop.it

The HL7 Standards team is proud to say that one year ago today, on January 10, 2010, the inaugural #HITsm TweetChat took place. 

 

During the past year, the #HITsm hashtag has also grown roots on Twitter, as it is consistently ranked the #1 Healthcare Hashtag by healthcare management consultant firm The Fox Group, LLC. Search “#HITsm” on Twitter on any given day and you’ll find literally hundreds of Tweets and links related to Health IT and health care, in general.

 

Exactly how much have we grown the past year? Check out the graphs!

 

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