Category Archives: social media

Twitter chats engage patients and experts

When I was first diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 15 years ago my instinct was to learn everything I could about the disease. Unfortunately, my doctor at that time discouraged me from educating myself. He handed me a pathetic little brochure…

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MIS2013 coverage in 140 characters or less!

Love it or hate it, social media has become ingrained in most of our lives both personally and professionally. LinkedIn has made it easier than ever for professionals across business sectors to connect with one another and forge potential working…

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Ultrasounds on social media? Over-share!

Remember when expectant parents would go around showing off their ultrasound pictures to 350 or more of their family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, and old classmates? Neither do I. Yet on any given day I can see 3-D ultrasound pictures posted…

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Consumers take their own tweet time using social media for health questions

OK, social media mavens – this one’s for you. This coming from someone who, whenever I see or hear a reference to a Tweet, automatically rack up the chorus to Bobby Day’s golden oldie “Rockin’ Robin” (yes, and the Jackson…

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