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By Erin McCann 09:19 am June 07, 2012
Another cloud-based product made itself known to healthcare facilities on Wednesday. Experts say the platform will allow for efficient and affordable uploading, storing and distributing of videos on virtually any device.
By Michelle McNickle 01:10 pm June 06, 2012
Toward the end of last month, Mike Sevilla, MD, spoke to a crowd of 100 people at the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference, about why physicians ought to be on social media. Although multiple such outlets exists -- Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn -- none have appealed quite so strongly to physicians as Twitter.
By Diana Manos 09:45 am June 05, 2012
The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) announced Tuesday the launch of LeadDoc, a new online journal aimed specifically at medical students, residents and young physicians interested in the management and leadership aspects of healthcare.
By Michelle McNickle 12:50 pm May 24, 2012
On the second and last day of the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference in New York this past week, Jessie Gruman, president of the Center of Advancing Health, took the stage to discuss what she, and a majority of patients, want to see from a healthcare organization's social media efforts.
By Michelle McNickle 12:37 pm May 23, 2012
At the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference in New York this past week, Ed Bennett, director of Web and communications technology at University of Maryland Medical Center, discussed his experiences with gaining buy-in and successfully launching a thriving social media presence.
By Michelle McNickle 11:58 am May 21, 2012
At the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference this past week, Mike Sevilla, MD, family physician and blogger at Family Medicine Rocks, took the stage to present not only his own social media story, but to convince other physicians why they need to be on social media, too.
By Diana Manos 10:34 am May 21, 2012
Health Union announced on Monday that it has launched the Migraine Meter, a free mobile app to help patients manage and monitor their migraines headaches.
By Michelle McNickle 01:47 pm May 08, 2012
A recent report by Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation suggests the value of big data is something to take seriously. As more organizations create plans leverage their big data, Nuance's Joe Petro sees some remarkable developments on the horizon.
By Michelle McNickle 12:48 pm May 01, 2012
Social media's use in healthcare is without a doubt growing. But as organizations learn how to leverage these tools, a recent whitepaper by Osterman Research makes clear organizations also need have plans in place to both manage and archive their social media use.
By Bernie Monegain 02:44 pm April 24, 2012
Healthcare professionals have increased their use of social media to look for jobs compared to last year, according to a new survey by recruitment firm AMN Healthcare.

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