This week’s healthcare social media chat was quiet, but that didn’t mean information wasn’t being shared. In this week’s Healthcare Social Media Week in Review, we’ve hand selected five interesting articles for all types of learners. Whether you are a visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learner, we have something for you. Here is this week’s Healthcare Social Media Week in Review.
- Creating a two-way dialogue is something the social media platform Twitter does, and does well. In healthcare, this two way street is crucial between doctor and patient. Rachel Seda does a great job honing in on four ways social media is transforming doctor/patient communication. If you’re looking to gain insights into the how, give this article a read. 4 Ways Social Media Can Transform Doctor-Patient Communication
- A good infographic displays statistics in a visual way that helps the brain make a connection. This infographic does a great job displaying insights on how the digital world is transforming healthcare. 6 Characters Rebooting Medicine and Health
- If your clinic is curious about social media and asking the question of how do we get started, odds are a quick Google search will turn up an overwhelming amount of information. The team at Webicina has compiled a wonderful guide to social media that focuses on quality and credibility. If you’re looking for a short and concise guide, look no further. A Social Media Guide to Quality and Credibility in Medical Resources
- Strategy is always a topic of discussion when it comes to how the healthcare community can utilize social media. The group at Signals does a nice job creating a cheat sheet for healthcare and social media. From research and objectives to implementation, this graph is a resource to bookmark. Health Care & Social Media
- Anytime the TED community is attached to a project, odds are it’s going to be insightful and engaging. This TED video is a little different, but packs a ton of material into a great Google Hangout. The topic for the Hangout was Improving Medical Communication and is part of the TEDMED Great Challenges series.
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