Articles on social media


Join #s4pm tweetchat Saturday 10/12 at 3pm ET

We’re organizing a tweetchat this Saturday – October 12 at 3 PM ET to welcome MedX partcipants into the Society for Participatory Medicine. We will discuss our communications tools, and other topics of interset to our members: e-patients, health care...

How Things Change

SPM member Jody Schoger’s post “Cancer: Part Two” at her blog Women with Cancer landed with a big thud on April 26. Schoger was recently diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. She’s a co-founder of #bcsm (breast cancer social media), one of the highest...

HIMSS blog featured e-Patient Dave

The HIMSS blog features e-Patient Dave, the 5 Es of e-Patients and how social media can help. http://blog.himss.org/2013/01/25/part-1-value-of-social-media-in-healthcare-is-already-outlined-just-not-realized/ For whatever reason – whether it’s budget, time, buy-in or...

Sincerity in the storm (welcome to our world)

Hurricane Sandy “slapped the snark out of Twitter” for media reporter David Carr. In his column today, Carr discusses a newfound sense of community, which will sound familiar to anyone who uses social media to navigate an acute or chronic health condition:...

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