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Health Management

Social Media Opportunities in Radiology

2016 25 Aug

 Why should radiologists engage in Twitter?   As the term "social media network" implies, using Twitter is about networking. The type of networking depends on your own or your group's needs. In the academic world, Twitter can serve as a tool to forge connections with other radiologists (not to mention physicians or even patients). As an individual,... Read more

Health Management

The Value of a Good Reputation

2016 25 Aug

HOW HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS CAN IMPROVE THEIR REPUTATION TO ATTRACT MORE PATIENTS AND QUALIFIED STAFF   A good reputation is an important asset for healthcare providers. Along with credible market positioning, it is vital for attracting self-reliant, quality-conscious, and cost-aware patient groups. Qualified and committed employees are key to a positive... Read more

ICU Management

Patient Safety and Social Media

2016 30 May

Patientsafe represents a group of healthcare staff focused on introducing effective and sustainable healthcare solutions. ICU Management & Practice emailed the team to find out more about their Twitter account and blog. Your Twitter strapline is "Front Line Staff Implementing Effective Safety Solutions” Who’s behind patientsafe? Patientsafe started... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 2, 2016

2016 27 May

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ICU Management

Social Media Enabling Tele-ICU Services in Syria

2016 15 Feb

Free social media apps, such as WhatsApp and Viber, have enabled U.S. clinicians to provide tele-ICU services to critical care nurses in Syria. “Social media applications that many people in the West regard as something frivolous that teenagers use can be easily adapted for creating a life-saving international network that can deliver care where it... Read more

IT Management

Social Media: Should Doctors and Patients Interact?

2015 01 Dec

Social media has dramatically altered the way many of us interact and connect with one another both personally and professionally. The widespread use of these new communication technologies, however, has created a number of potential ethical and legal challenges. This one question, for example: Is it okay to be Facebook friends with your doctor?  Two... Read more

IMAGING Management

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

IT Management

Predictive Cold & Flu Tracker

2015 01 Nov

When social media is abuzz with tweets about cold and flu, it's more likely that actual viruses are spreading. Based on a study of online flu conversations that found a strong correlation between these conversations and actual flu cases last year, researchers launched a cold and flu conversation tracker that is a social predictor of the flu. The "Cold... Read more

IT Management

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

IT Management

Social Media in the Pharmaceutical Industry 2016

2015 17 Sep

As the debate and uncertainties regarding Pharma and Social Media continue to heighten, SMi are once again, kicking off the brand new year with this highly engaging and innovative event. Social media, being the prime location for global conversations plays a central role in pharma covigilance and digital marketing, as well as understanding trends,... Read more

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