Social Media
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HealthCare Social Media: Social Networks Lead to Innovation and Quality

BrianSMcGowan - February 10, 2013

I have spent the better part of the past year describing within the posts on this blog how we should be thinking beyond social media to understand…

Social Media
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What Skill Set Makes For an Effective ‘Online Diagnoser’?

BrianSMcGowan - January 18, 2013

There has been a lot made of the latest report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. In short, new data from the group led…

Social Media
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What is The Evidence That Supports the Emerging #HCSM Revolution?

BrianSMcGowan - January 10, 2013

I just received some great news from the editors at the Journal Of Medical Informatics Research:“.@BrianSMcGowan Your paper is actually the most viewed paper of the year –…

eHealth
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Why Have We Struggled So Hard to Improve Healthcare Quality?

BrianSMcGowan - November 26, 2012

There are many incredible efforts under way to drive needed change throughout the healthcare system. I love what Christensen and Hwang have proposed in Innovator’s Prescription. I have…

eHealth
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SocialQI: Simple Solutions for Improving Your Healthcare…

BrianSMcGowan - October 26, 2012

More and more over the past 5 months I have been answering the question of why I wrote this book – I guess this is a natural…

Social Media
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A Critical Use of Social Media in Medicine is for Learning

BrianSMcGowan - August 30, 2012

The Bleak Reality The Bleak RealityThe evidence base supporting medical practice is growing at an exponential rate, and the time when any one physician could stay abreast…

Social Media
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What if Learning, Doing, and Sharing Were One Action in Healthcare?

BrianSMcGowan - August 22, 2012

I have gotten a lot of great feedback on my last post, ‘I tweet because it simplifies learning.’ I have gotten a lot of great feedback on…

eHealth
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The Real Value of Networks Lies Within the Community

BrianSMcGowan - August 4, 2012

There is great value in learning about the science of social networks. As you might imagine, I believe that there is not a single facet of our…

Social Media
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LANDMARK STUDY: Variation in Physician Networks Across the US

BrianSMcGowan - July 18, 2012

About 4 years ago I started to ask questions about the ways that social networks and social learning might be used to understand and support healthcare quality.…

Social Media
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A Quick Resource Kit for ‘Hospitals and Social Media’

BrianSMcGowan - July 17, 2012

I will be moderating two round table discussions on the use of social media by hospitals – a topic for which there are tons of valuable resources.Considering…