Well if you haven’t been on Pinterest, the visually based the social bookmarking site that has four million active users, it’s time. This new social media format is nothing, if not addicting. I’ll be honest, I just spent about 20 minutes meandering through pins because I just could . . . not . . . stop . . . scrolling! The healthcare world is starting to dip it’s toes (or should I say pins?) in with everybody else. Here’s a list of ways to use Pinterest to inspire patients and navigate them toward reliable on-line Healthcare information. Read more.
This is simply a transcript of the presentation Colleen Young gave at Social Media Week Toronto. For the SMWTO official lauch event, PulseCheck, organizers invited 10 representatives from 10 industries to present a 5-minute candid point of view on the status of their industry on the social web – only 3 slides allowed. Colleen, a patient advocate and health writer choose to talk about online patient communities, the role of providers in patient sharing online and “infoveillance“. Read more.
We all know the concerns about risks around healthcare social media and patient privacy. But a good question to ask is “does my staff know the risks around health care social media and patient privacy?” Here are five things to make sure your entire staff, weather they manage your social media accounts or not, are aware of. Read more.
It is the week of visual information in healthcare social media world. Pinterest and infographics are all anyone’s tweeting about. So, here is a great resourse for infographic inspiration next time you decide to commission one . . . perhaps for your Pinterest page? Read More.