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Medivizor: Personalized Health Research

December 2, 2015 by Janet Kennedy

One of the biggest challenges in fighting a chronic or serious illness is wading through and understanding the thousands (or millions) of articles, posts, and research studies that can be found online. Medivizor has a solution for that problem by providing personalized health research curation based on a detailed questionnaire completed by a subscriber. On Get Social Health, I have a conversation with Medivizor CEO Tal Givoly about providing patients with research that is vetted for accuracy and relevancy.[read more]


Webinar Replay: Improving Clinical Outcomes through Technology

July 1, 2014 by Caitlin McCulloch

 About the Webinar:Patient healthcare takes constant communication and collaboration among care providers and across settings. Advanced project management processes and technology are the tools many hospitals are utilizing to improve efficiencies and excel in today's changing healthcare environment. West Virginia’s largest hospital...[read more]


Webinar Replay: How To Provide High Quality, Low Cost Healthcare

July 30, 2013 by Joan Justice

  How to Provide High Quality, Low Cost HealthcareBest Practices And Technologies For Patients, Businesses & DoctorsHealthWorks Collective is pleased to present a one-hour webinar exploring ways to maintain a high quality of medical care and patient satisfaction while reducing healthcare costs. Across the globe, aging...[read more]


Webinar Replay: Quantified Self: Helping Physicians Empower Their Patients

June 20, 2013 by Joan Justice

Quantified Self: Helping Physicians Empower Their Patients from Social Media Today Quantified Self: Helping Physicians Empower Their PatientsBest Practices And Technologies For Doctors And Patients Monitoring Chronic DiseasesHealthWorks Collective is pleased to present a one-hour webinar exploring the question of whether self-...[read more]

Are Health Organizations Missing 90% of Behavior Change Opportunities?

December 4, 2012 by Jayme Hummer

Is it possible that health organizations that have become over-reliant on Facebook, Twitter and Google to deliver health information? These two social properties receive the lion’s share of attention. We have also been taught that search is the gateway to the health Web.[read more]


WorldWide Lessons in HealthCare IT Webinar Storified

September 6, 2012 by Joan Justice

The webinar, Worldwide Lessons in Healthcare IT: International Hospital Leaders Share Strategies to Achieve Performance Excellence focused on perspectives from chief information officers at leading hospitals in Germany, the United States and in Canada. A storified collection of live tweets during the webinar follows:[read more]


Audio Archive: Healthcare Access Through Mobile Technology

May 23, 2012 by Joan Justice

Healthcare Access Through Mobile Technology: How does mHealth Improve Patient Access to Better Care?Mobile Health, or mHealth, is a rapidly growing strategy that many healthcare professionals say can increase efficiency, cut costs, provide better customer service, and help handle tough circumstances such as a remote or incapacitated...[read more]


How Social Media Helped 14.5 Million People Watch Live Brain Surgery

May 12, 2012 by Bethany Loesch

Image courtesy of Liz Henry

Dr. Kim Dong of Houston’s Memorial Hermann hospital system performed a brain tumor resection surgery on a 21-year-old patient Wednesday morning. But the routine operation came with a catch — outside the surgery room, his every move was relayed on Twitter by hospital staff, and graphic photos and video were posted to Pinterest, YouTube and other platforms. A brain tumor specialist on hand helped answer questions.[read more]


Audio Archive: Transforming Patient Outcomes with Healing Environments

May 3, 2012 by Joan Justice

Transforming Patient Outcomes with Healing Environments: From Research to PracticeHow can a hospital environment advance or hinder healing? Some research shows that design, social environment and nature have been said to all play a part in determining patient outcomes. Healthcare professionals are exploring how this evidence-based design...[read more]


Audio Archive: Can Healthcare Providers Afford to Ignore Social Media?

February 2, 2012 by Joan Justice

Can Healthcare Providers Afford to Ignore Social Media?Strategies to Network with Your Patients for Better Outcomes and a More Efficient PracticeMarking an upheaval in the way customers interact with companies, the growth of social media is every bit as important for healthcare providers as for professionals in other industries. When...[read more]


Can HealthCare Providers Afford to Ignore Social Media?

January 21, 2012 by Joan Justice

Social Media in HealthCare can no longer be ignored.  There are simply too many benefits to providers and patients.  Those providers or patients or potential patients who choose to ignore social media will, quite frankly, ignore a major opportunity in healthcare today .Thus said, there has been an overwhelmingly increasing...[read more]

Power of Facebook and Mobile Technology to Help Drive Behavior Change: Webinar

December 1, 2011 by Barbara Ficarra
[Image:  Nutdanai Apikhomboonwaroot /]

Numera Social Webinar: “Harness the Power of Facebook and iPhone Apps in Your Health & Wellness Programs” Facebook has more than 800 million active users and the average user has 130 friends.  There are more than 350 million active users who currently access Facebook through their mobile devices. According to Pew Internet...[read more]