Social Media Transforming Care for Rare Disease Patients
Social Media
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Social Media
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Social Media Transforming Care for Rare Disease Patients

jamierauscher - February 26, 2013

Several years ago a member of my family was diagnosed with a rare disorder. After numerous doctor visits and a multitude of tests, we finally received a…

6 Ways to Promote Health Care Blogs
Social Media
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Social Media
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6 Ways to Promote Health Care Blogs

jamierauscher - March 20, 2012

EXCLUSIVE POST - In March 2012 the Wall Street Journal’s Health Blog marked its fifth anniversary.  With more than 7,300 posts and 118,000 comments to date, the…

The Future of Innovation in Health Care
Business
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Business
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The Future of Innovation in Health Care

jamierauscher - February 21, 2012

Is innovation a necessity or a luxury that our financially strained health care system can no longer afford?  Is innovation a necessity or a luxury that our…

3 Factors Fueling Growth in Mobile Health Apps
Mobile Health
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Mobile Health
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3 Factors Fueling Growth in Mobile Health Apps

jamierauscher - January 11, 2012

   The market for mobile health apps is forecast to grow 70% over the next five years, to $392 million. Beyond improvements in technology there are several…

Five Reasons Why Physicians Need to Use Social Media
Social Media
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Social Media
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Five Reasons Why Physicians Need to Use Social Media

jamierauscher - December 12, 2011

EXCLUSIVE POST - Physician participation in social media is a health care imperative according to Dr. EXCLUSIVE POST - Physician participation in social media is a health…

Credibility and Privacy Issues Limit Usefulness of Health Care Social Communities
Social Media
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Social Media
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Credibility and Privacy Issues Limit Usefulness of Health Care Social Communities

jamierauscher - December 5, 2011

EXCLUSIVE ARTICLE - Social networks such as Facebook and YouTube include many disease specific communities. EXCLUSIVE ARTICLE - Social networks such as Facebook and YouTube include many…

Maps 2.0:  Interacting With Our Health Care World
Medical Innovations
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Medical Innovations
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Maps 2.0: Interacting With Our Health Care World

jamierauscher - November 14, 2011

Maps do more than characterize our physical world, they also help us visualize information contained within it.  Thematic mapping has been applied to many types of information,…

Public Health
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Does Early Disease Diagnosis Lead to Better Outcomes?

jamierauscher - November 4, 2011

   True or false:  Earlier disease diagnosis leads to more effective treatment and better outcomes.    Most of us wouldn’t hesitate in responding true and yet maybe we should. Early diagnosis…

Business
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Best Practices During Product Recalls Include Social Media

jamierauscher - September 28, 2011

Product recalls represent one of the most challenging public relations issues faced by health care firms.  According to the FDA, Class I product recalls, the most serious…

Global Healthcare
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Earthquake Underscores Value of Social Media During Emergencies

jamierauscher - August 24, 2011

Talk about timing! On August 22, 2011 the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), issued a…