Post Tagged with: "Social Media"

David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

Practice Pointers in the Wake of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Privacy Settlement

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August 17, 2014

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POLICY:

Advice from health attorney David Harlow on Patient Privacy in the wake of the Johns Hopkins $190 million class action lawsuit settlement.

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Christina Thielst, Host of Christina's Considerations

Social Media in Healthcare—Recognizing Challenges and Providing Value

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June 5, 2014

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Welcome to the new business of healthcare! Those who will be most successful in leading in this environment will be prepared to leverage the available tools, including social technologies and branded social media channels.

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Patients Helping Patients: Improving Health Literacy and Cancer Care

Patients Helping Patients: Improving Health Literacy and Cancer Care

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May 27, 2014

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Patient experience:

Researching online, joining patient communities, conversing with other patients, using mHealth, social media or fitness trackers are all ways that patients can educate themselves and improve their knowledge during their journey.

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TDWI’s Dr. Kevin Campbell on the effective use of social media in medicine

TDWI’s Dr. Kevin Campbell on the effective use of social media in medicine

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April 7, 2014

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PROVIDERS, Videos&Vlogs:

Cardiologist Kevin Campbell weighs in on the effective use of social media in medicine at this year’s American College of Cardiology meeting.

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Patient Survey Shows How Patients Use Online Information

Patient Survey Shows How Patients Use Online Information

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March 29, 2014

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Patient experience:

Online information (from the Patient Power website) seemed to be really very helpful for patients in discussing their health with a doctor. 47.4% of patients were very likely and 37.5% were somewhat likely to discuss their online findings with their doctor. It was very interesting to note the results of these discussions.

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Christina Thielst, Host of Christina's Considerations

Declining hospital inpatient volumes

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February 28, 2014

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Health Finance News has a great list of reasons for the decline in hospital inpatient volumes and most of these are indicative of what we will also see in the future. Hospital administration has entered a whole new world and its leaders will need to be truly innovative and creative in order to survive.

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How Chronic Cancer Patients Use Social Media to Stay Informed

How Chronic Cancer Patients Use Social Media to Stay Informed

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February 12, 2014

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Social Media, WELLNESS:

Where can chronic cancer patients go for help online?

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Christina Thielst, Host of Christina's Considerations

Twitter Blocking Content – They don’t agree with?

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December 24, 2013

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Last night I heard a news report about Twitter blocking posts that referenced a Pro-Phil Robertson site or included the hashtag #IstandwithPhil. So, I did what any blogger would do and got out my phone and tried tweeting a link to one of the stories.

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David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

Social Media Policies and “Spying” by Physicians

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December 18, 2013

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IT, PROVIDERS:

I recently spoke with Theresa Defino, editor of AIS Health’s Report on Patient Privacy about the limits of social media “research” by or on behalf of health care providers. The impetus for this piece was a post written by Art Caplan about apatient being taken off the liver transplant list when social media posts including photos of the patient drinking alcohol came to the attention of the transplant team.

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Christina Thielst, Host of Christina's Considerations

Patient sues doctor & hospital after photos of her turn up on social media

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December 9, 2013

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A patient is suing a physician and the hospital after pictures were taken while she was in the emergency room and posted on Facebook and Instagram.

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