09:43 am October 25, 2012
I spent a couple days this week at the annual meeting of the Medical Group Management Association, in San Antonio. I had the opportunity to speak about healthcare social media to an engaged crowd, and to attend a number of other interesting sessions.
12:37 pm October 04, 2012
Since I keep track of this stuff, I need to include this BBC story on my blog. It involves a patient in a hospital ward taking a picture of another patient and posting it on Facebook along with an insult.
01:09 pm September 10, 2012
Tuning into the live webcast of the ONC’s Consumer Health IT Summit earlier today, I had the pleasure of hearing how Vietnam veteran Randy Watson has used the VA’s Blue Button technology to better enable his healthcare.
04:34 am September 03, 2012
Professional Development, Career Services has had great success with our eMentoring programs: eExecutive and eNurse which provide monthly answers to questions posed to nationally recognized health IT thought leaders today.
08:33 am July 16, 2012
The hiring of key personnel in healthcare IT is critical for the successful execution of quality healthcare; and never before has technology been infused into healthcare in an attempt to streamline its delivery.
08:49 am July 10, 2012
Now that my brief holiday is over, I'm back to thinking about standards again. One of the things that I've noted over the past 4 years of blogging is the increased influence of social media on Health IT regulation and standards.
08:21 am July 09, 2012
I’ve always been of the opinion that anything I disseminate via social media is pretty much fair game, and I try to play by the golden rule of “If you don’t want it used against you in a court of law, don’t tweet it, post it, link it, pin it, etc.”
09:25 am May 24, 2012
The Federation of State Medical Boards has released Model Policy Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Social Media and Social Networking in Medical Practice.
10:22 am May 16, 2012
Medical professionals — not just doctors — have discovered some creative (and not-so-creative) ways to apply the technology to many different aspects of their field, meaning savvy, Internet-literate patients should stay on the lookout for what might lay ahead.
09:20 am May 02, 2012
The Acting General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board released a second report on outcome investigations involving social media that were submitted by regional offices and it underscores two main points.