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The Healthcare Hashtag Project

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The goal of the Healthcare Hashtag Project is to make the use of Twitter more accessible for providers and the healthcare community as a whole.
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Women, Cancer and Social Media

Women, Cancer and Social Media | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it

Since its inception the Internet has played a role in healthcare. But what started as primarily a source of information, as patients learned the benefits—and the pitfalls—of “googling” a diagnosis, has now evolved to become a much more interactive experience. Communities in which members share insights and support, often with expert direction, are a huge draw for patients facing a variety of diagnoses today. Networks built around cancer—whether through Facebook, Twitter, and the like or blogs and hosted communities—have a particularly active presence in healthcare social media.

 

Read more: http://awomanshealth.com/the-stories-we-tell-women-cancer-and-social-media/


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100 Healthcare And Digital Health Influencers To Follow In 2014

A list of healthcare and digital health influencers to follow in 2014.


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nrip's curator insight, December 29, 2013 4:14 PM

I would also add @JBBC to this list... 

Jay Gadani's curator insight, August 6, 2014 11:43 PM

A great look into the future!

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To Answer Patient Questions, Physicians Turn to New Information Sources

To Answer Patient Questions, Physicians Turn to New Information Sources | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it

In this era of social media and smartphones, the ability to share information on any number of topics has increased, and one area that is continually developing better ways to communicate is the healthcare field.


In a recent issue of The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, Gregory D. Salinas, PhD, of CE Outcomes, LLC, in Birmingham, AL, described the research he conducted to learn about the sources where practicing physicians prefer to get their information — a topic of great interest to policy makers, educators, and marketing professionals.

 

Read more: http://www.hcplive.com/articles/To-Answer-Patient-Questions-Physicians-Turn-to-New-Information-Sources


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