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Father of Autistic Son Takes Advantage of Health Care Law - New America Media

Father of Autistic Son Takes Advantage of Health Care Law - New America Media | social media in nursing | Scoop.it
New America Media is a nationwide association of over 3000 ethnic media organizations representing the development of a more inclusive journalism.
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This article really shows the importance of information.  By being 'inside' the system, this father was able to find resources to help his son.  How do we assist those who do not have direct access to this type of knowledge?  How do we, as health care providers, assist others to navigate the complex health care system?

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Social Media Changes Healthcare Landscape - InformationWeek

Social Media Changes Healthcare Landscape - InformationWeek | social media in nursing | Scoop.it
Social Media Changes Healthcare Landscape InformationWeek Although meeting federal Meaningful Use requirements remains a critical focus for health IT professionals, authors of the new book Social Media for Nurses say the social media phenomenon...
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The extent to which clients use social media & online resources to explore their personal heatlh issues varies.  For some clients the use on online information can help sort out issues and focus learning however for others the information is overwhelming.  This has created a new nursing role, in helping the client / family to sort through all of the information available including the realistic and the far fetched.  Unfortunately, the more dire the health crisis the more appealing the 'magical cures' seem and it can be challenging to discuss the reality of the situation with the client / family.   

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