Social media and health care reform

Sherrilynne Starkie

In the era of health care reform, hospitals need to figure out how to do more and more, with less. Social media can play an important role in patient care, patient support, health research, education, training, advocacy, and more.

Third Tuesday Ottawa: social media in health care

Sherrilynne Starkie

The sold out Third Tuesday event this week in Ottawa saw the city’s social media crowd fill the room at Maxwells on Elgin Street to learn about social media and health care. Health care catching up in engaging consumers on social media (bizjournals.com).

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Should We Expect Health Care Professionals To Post And Tweet?

SocMed Sean

Often absent from the online conversation, however, is the voice of the health care professional. Additionally, with the legal liability of disclosing patient information social media is probably a daunting challenge to most health care professionals.

Health Care Needs Digital Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

Leveraging their site’s rich content shares the knowledge and expertise of a reputable medical organization with the consumer looking for accurate information about the health problem they are suddenly interested in. “We know that the consumer experience today starts online. Consumers check out symptoms, providers, and treatments, often before even seeing a provider, and in fact, a significant amount of consumers self-diagnose.

Why #PatientsAreNotFaking Began And What It Says About Health Care

Forbes Social Media

A video on social media got quite a reaction, which exposed a bigger problem

An Interview with Advocate Health Care: Case Study #StoriesOfTheGirls

Diva Marketing Blog

Advocate Health Care launched a unique program to bring attention to breast cancer prevention, treatment and support. About Advocate Health Care. Advocate Health Care is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest.

An Interview with Advocate Health Care: Case Study #StoriesOfTheGirls

Diva Marketing Blog

Advocate Health Care launched a unique program to bring attention to breast cancer prevention, treatment and support. About Advocate Health Care. Advocate Health Care is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest.

How To Kill Relationships With A Slap In The Face

Waxing UnLyrical

I don’t care how famous you are. I don’t care how powerful you are… or think you might be. I don’t care which boards you sit on. Im very, very careful about verbal agreements. all make mistakes sure, but be big enough and care enough to admit them.it

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

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5 Ways to Deal with Seasonal Dips in Search Engine Traffic

Adam Sherk

Major stories that emerge (such as Michael Jackson or the health care debate ) can bring large spikes in search traffic, but it’s common to see the numbers drop after May and not pick up again until September.

Crowdsourcing Our Health – Using Social Media to Educate and Unite.

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media Crowdsourcing Our Health – Using Social Media to Educate and Unite the Public Mon, Mar 23, 2009 Social Media “Social media on the Internet are empowering, engaging, and educating consumers and providers in health care. Health 2.0

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

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Beyond the Pandemic

Ari Herzog

After COVID-19, attention may shift to public health. Expect to see a spike in funding for virology and vaccinology, a surge in students applying to public-health programs, and more domestic production of medical supplies.

11 Things Health Leaders Need To Know About Social Media & Marketing

Forbes Social Media

Marketing of technology and public health have great disparities, but also that leadership in health care are not executing on their brands, social media or marketing. hospital identity and health branding are paramount for success in a community. But in the U.S., Here are crazy social media stats. NASDAQ:AMZN NYSE:TWTR NASDAQ:FB

Social Media: The Key to Transforming Doctor-Patient Communication

Waxing UnLyrical

Here are three social media obstacles health care providers face and the underlying opportunities each present. Obstacle: Understandably, many health care professionals may avoid using social media for fear of violating regulations like HIPPA. News Health article.

Obamacare And Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) health insurance exchanges have opened and social media is being used to both promote and debate the new law. GetCovered Obamacare Square: Health Care Tries to Go Viral.

Social Media: The Key to Transforming Doctor-Patient Communication [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

and will be particularly interesting to you if you work at the intersection of health care and social media. Here are three social media obstacles health care providers face and the underlying opportunities each present. News Health article.

Branding You: using social media to find a job

Sherrilynne Starkie

Related posts: Social media in health care. The CPRS Ottawa /Gatineau Student Program recently invited me to speak to a group of recent public relations and communications graduates.

Putting your best foot forward in PR

Sherrilynne Starkie

Related posts: Social media and health care reform. As recent Ottawa PR graduates are making the transition from student to professional, CPRS Ottawa/Gatineau is helping them with the search for full-time jobs, summer gigs and upcoming fieldwork experiences.

4 Reasons to Use Chatbots in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry

Digimind

This is because the service allows for personal, one-on-one conversations with customers, patients, and health care providers (HCPs). Healthcare Asia Pacific Digital trend Interview Trends Pharmaceutical Industry Health Digital Health

Social media news: Top 5 feat. LinkedIn’s Top Voices

Sherrilynne Starkie

The top five must-know social media news stories of the week feature a Google’s new app for small businesses, LinkedIn’s Top Voices list, Facebook welcoming in French regulators, Pinterest’s UX improvements and Instagram’s new time tracking feature.

17 Tweetchats for Social Media, Marketing and PR folks

Direct Marketing Observations

6) #Hcsm The Health Care Communication & Social Media community hosts a weekly Twitter conversation about communication and marketing practices by Health Care organizations, including use of social media.

Corporate America steps up to deal with #COVID-19

Janet Fouts

You might be wondering how companies are taking care of their people during the COVID-19 crisis. Here are a few of the many companies who have stepped up to care for and protect their teams, customers and vendors.

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Self-care is not selfish. Tell a friend!

Janet Fouts

From a skinned knee and the flu to cancer, dementia, Alzheimer’s, heart attack and chronic illnesses, we will either provide care or need it ourselves. 44 Million Americans are caring for one or more family members at home or in care facilities.

Things to Know About Telehealth Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Tweaklibrary

This is where telehealth kicks in that lets patients get in touch with the doctors via the internet for health advice. Although the concept is around for a few years, the sudden increase in using it has actually helped patients get different kinds of medical care.

On the ROI of #compassion in the workplace. #MindfulSocial with Lisa Murfield

Janet Fouts

Is today’s corporate culture mature enough to respond with compassion and care when employees are in need? When something happens to an employee outside of work, how that company responds is representative of the company culture.

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Which 9 Businesses Are Thriving During The Pandemic?

The Realtime Report

For more minor health issues like skin conditions, hair loss, nail infections, or sexual health concerns, many are looking online for their health care. Which 9 Businesses Are Thriving. During The Pandemic?

HIPAA Privacy Rule: Is Texting a Violation?

The Realtime Report

Don’t be among the twenty thousand complaints filed every year with Health and Human Services. This act ensured that all Americans can keep their health insurance when they change jobs. Many people became concerned that private health information would become compromised.

CVS Sets Example For Social Media Strategy

The Social Media Incubator

“As a health care company, it’s time for us to take a stand and to put our customers, colleagues and patients on a path to better health,” the company said on their Facebook page. On Feb.

On Youth, Age, and Community Service

Waxing UnLyrical

“Tell Me More” was on, and I caught part of the conversation on President Obama’s proposal to regulate home health care workers. This is not a political post, nor is it one on home health care.

Staying Connected During a Crisis—A Quick Note From Our CEO

Hootsuite

In addition to our regular support, training webinars, and free education via Hootsuite Academy, we’re launching a free advanced online workshop for our health care customers who would like to learn best practices on how to engage with their patients on social media during times of crisis.

Career Starts and Changes: Make it Count

Idaconcpts

Consider Health Care. If you’re looking for a great field to get into, you might want to take a look at the health care industry. As baby boomers get older, they’re going to need a lot of medical care in the coming years.

Creating Great-Performing Social Media Content - Tips for Share-Friendly Posts

The Social Media Hat

Think about the difference between these these headlines: 32% of People Need Better Health Care - Are You One of Them? Vs. We Asked 1000 People About Health Care - You Won't Believe What They Said. 32% of People Need Better Health Care - Are You One of Them?

Updated: It’s Your Toilet Calling! What Germs Are On Your Mobile Device?

SocMed Sean

Some folks, like the 3G Doctor Blog are calling for a washable mobile device, especially for those in the health care industry. How clean is your cell phone? You’d probably be disgusted to know. Which?

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Why You Should Increase Your Social Media Content Now

The Proactive Report

Health information is naturally in high demand. One online learning platform has seen a 30% increase in demand for health content. Health care practitioners are doing calls online to help patients strengthen their immune system.

Monday Roundup: Overcoming Obstacles

Waxing UnLyrical

In this WUL classic, Rachael Seda explores three social media obstacles health care providers face and the underlying opportunities each present. It’s still cold here. What about where you’re at? Hmmph. Image: Siddharth Sharma via Flickr, CC 2.0.

6 Resources That Will Make You a Better Storyteller

Waxing UnLyrical

If you work for a health care organization, check out the Cleveland Clinic , Cape Cod Clinic and Kaiser Permanente brand journalism sites. Guest Post by Kristin Piombino. Storytelling is a hot topic in the communications industry these days.

#MyPillStory & the Anti-Baby App: Why Pharma Can’t Afford to Ignore Women’s Health on Social

Talkwalker SM

Women’s health is a massive topic online. Surveys have shown that looking up health information is one of the main reasons why women use the internet.

How to Survive this Crisis

The Proactive Report

Ulan Nutritional Systems launched a nutrition coaching course for health care practitioners that can be delivered via online meetings. Coronavirus is having a significant effect on many businesses.

4 Ways to Enhance Overall Business Efficiency Through Employees

Idaconcpts

For example, a health care assistant certificate program can improve someone related to that field by giving him or her the knowledge needed to enhance success. Health-minded Objectives. Beyond morale, establishing interoffice health incentives could enhance the business.

How to Use Instagram Games & Challenges to Grow Your Following

Later

We're about to kick off a PLAY Pong Tournament to help raise money for COVID-19 Health Care support!? ? BATHTUB CHALLENGE I don’t care how silly this is, it felt SO GOOD to get dressed up and do something ridiculous like this.

Unlock iPhone Even after Wearing Face Mask

Tweaklibrary

SInce all the medical & health care associations have established that it’s quite necessary to wear masks, people have no other option than to become used to it. that will provide the feature to register your face with a mask so that both the things can be taken care of.

Judge Confirms: You Have No Privacy. Get Over It.

Socialized

He was saying that our private information was already in the hands of credit card companies, health care providers, and so many other third parties, the notion that we control this information is flawed. My old boss, Scott McNealy, former CEO of Sun Microsystems, said , in 2003, “You have no privacy. Get over it.&#