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LIVES2016 - the Twitterverse

2016 10 Oct

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Top Tips for Tweeting at Conferences

2016 11 Mar

If you haven't set foot in the wonderful world of Twitter yet, we recommend Getting started on Twitter, which Adrian Wong and Steve Mathieu wrote for ICU Management. As they rightly observed, "The days of writing notes at conferences (if you did in the first place) have also gone if the conference is well covered by avid Twitter users. Photos of conference... Read more

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We Came, We Saw, We Tweeted, but Above All We Learnt

2015 07 Dec

ICU Management @ICU_Management recently gained its 4000th follower (4,025 at time of writing). Thank you for following us, and we are pleased to follow and learn from all the amazing critical care Tweeters out there. Several members of ICU Management's Editorial Board are on Twitter. To make it easy for you to follow them, please see our list.See Also:... Read more

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We Need to Tweet - the MRI Experience

2015 03 Nov

Twitter offers interesting and valuable insights into the experience of MRI patients, according to a new study analysing tweets related to MRI over the course of one month. While the social networking site Twitter is known for breaking news and celebrity tweets, it may also prove to be a valuable feedback tool for medical professionals looking to improve... Read more

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Social Media May Hold Clues to Health Information

2015 14 Oct

Many patients are willing to share and link their social media data with electronic medical record (EMR) data for research purposes, finds a first-of-its-kind study published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety. A databank that merges social media with EMR data may be able to provide insights about individuals’ health and health outcomes, according... Read more

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Mayo Clinic and Hootsuite: Staff Social Media Training

2015 06 Sep

Mayo Clinic has partnered with Hootsuite to expand the healthcare group's social media education programme. Through this partnership, the two organisations will offer online and in-person educational tools to help healthcare professionals throughout the world learn how to connect with patients via different social media platforms, such as Facebook,... Read more

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Oncology Hashtag Project

2015 16 Jun

Recently, a poster was unveiled at ASCO15 that demonstrated the interest in oncology in the social media - specifically Twitter. Hashtags were developed for specific types of cancer with the goal of stimulating and directing twitter conversations about these types in order provide information, boost patient education and stimulate advocacy. A large... Read more

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Twitter Can Help Predict ER Visits

2015 20 Apr

Twitter can be a useful tool for hospitals, according to University of Arizona researchers who observed how asthma-related tweets, analysed alongside other data, can help predict asthma-related emergency room (ER) visits.  The researchers created a model that was able to predict approximately how many asthma sufferers would visit the ER at a large hospital... Read more

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Twitter Language Predicts Community Heart Health

2015 30 Jan

The dynamic relationship between healthcare and social media may soon emphasise the ways in which social media tools track psychological measures of community health. A new study which appears in Psychological Science claims that emotional aspects of language used on Twitter can predict coronary heart disease “significantly better” than a standard model... Read more

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Tweeting at Medical Conferences: Impact on Speakers' Presentations

2015 14 Jan

In a pilot study into the impact of Twitter on conferences, researchers found that social media may impact on quality of presentations as speakers receive real-time feedback. The study of Twitter posts from a medical conference found that while the majority of tweets were accurate, some were not and misrepresented what the speaker had said. Indeed,... Read more

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