Another busy week in Healthcare Social Media. This week we have an article from Dr. Luks on Social ROI, a great infographic on Skype and Healthcare shared by Ann Tracy Mueller, Melody Wilding discusses Mobile Health and Social Connectedness of caregivers around the globe, Dr. Martin Young gives his thoughts on health journalists and medical training, and the topics and transcripts from last weeks Olympic themed #HCSM chat session.
- Dr. Howard J. Luks discusses the presence or absence of an ROI for healthcare providers in social media in his article: Medicine and Social Media: Your Personal Social ROI.
- Ann Tracy Mueller shares a great infographic about Skype’s ability to connect the world. Check out the infographic for some interesting information on Skype’s use in healthcare.
- Melody Wilding checks in on mobile health and social connectedness among caretakers of aging parents. Mobile Health Around the Globe: Connecting Caregivers of Aging Parents.
- Dr. Martin Young gives his thoughts on journalists who report on healthcare topics, and why they need medical training. Why Health Journalist Need Medical Training.
- With the Olympics in full swing, last weeks Healthcare Social Media chat had some very insightful Olympic themed topics. Check out the topics below and here’s a link to a PDF of the August 5th #HCSM chat session.
- Is HCSM a marathon, or a series of sprints? What’s important for HC orgs – ongoing engagement, or series of specific #hcsm events?
- Behind each medal is a coach, support, resources. How does this work in HCSM: who are your resources? What is your support? And who do you get the baton from – and who do you pass it to in HCSM?
- How do you feel about ghostwriting and ghost content in HCSM? Are they the equivalent of performance-enhancing drugs?