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Code of Conduct for Healthcare Professionals on Social Media

dollymishra
The following article would talk about how professionals in the healthcare industry can use social media to stay connected, share public information, or promote any health facility services.
Code of Conduct for Healthcare Professionals on Social Media

Social Startups: HelpAround Lets Healthcare Providers, Brands, and Retailers in on the Diabetes Patient Discussion

shaybmoser
“Research has shown that peer support drives medical outcomes,” says Yishai Knobel, CEO and co-founder of HelpAround, the first mobile platform for people with diabetes—and their friends, family, and caregivers. “Yet there hasn’t been a healthcare industry after-care solution that helps patients by connecting them to each other. We harness the superior trust, empathy, and camaraderie within the diabetes patient community, allowing members to discover peers who truly ‘get it.’”
Social Startups: HelpAround Lets Healthcare Providers, Brands, and Retailers in on the Diabetes Patient Discussion

How Social Media is Transforming Health Care

Rick Delgado
Social media has quickly become one of the dominant forms of communication today. It seems like everybody is using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or some other platform to connect with friends and family. People use social media for all sorts of reasons, but they’re also increasingly using it to get medical information.
How Social Media is Transforming Health Care

Big Data and Healthcare PR: From Volume to Value

StevenShie
In the last few years, data has changed the landscape of the healthcare public relations (PR) industry where I work as a digital specialist. The change has been largely driven by the use of digital technologies and social media.
Big Data and Healthcare PR: From Volume to Value

The Dangers of Social Media and Self Diagnosis

garylevin
The Dangers of Social Media and Self Diagnosis

Breast Cancer Awareness and Social Media

joan justice
On the occasion of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we invite you to join HealthworksCollective for an exclusive webinar about the growing role of social media in educating breast cancer patients and connecting them with the treatment resources that they need.
Breast Cancer Awareness and Social Media

Tracking Health Trends with Twitter

CoreyMull
"Researchers at that JHU’s School of Public Health analyzed 2 billion public tweets, from May 2009 to October 2010, to determine whether semantic analysis could unearth meaningful information about public health trends. "
Tracking Health Trends with Twitter

Social Media Meets Healthcare

CliffFigallo
HealthWorksCollective brings together many of the world’s leading healthcare bloggers. Their expertise ranges from policy to technology to financing to global development. We continue to recruit the best minds in healthcare, with the goal of nurturing a broad discussion that in turn will generate the wisdom we all need to make informed changes.

Why Emergency Health Personnel Should Not Use Twitter

MythicVoice
Social media is word-of-mouth in overdrive. The technology is still fairly new to a lot of people. Businesses are already struggling with surmounting the social media challenge, but the health field is not even close to being able to publicly accept social media use as a means of communication.