Tag Archives: patient

Why Doctors Might Not be Adopting Digital Records

by Sven Larsen (@zemoga) Electronic health records (EHRs) are widely seen as a way to standardize patient data in a way that improves accuracy and drives down costs which is why the federal...
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Patient Empowerment As The New KOL

by Jason Brandt (@jasondmg3) Are patients the mega opinion leaders of the future? Thanks to increasing accessibility and availability of information, patients are becoming experts on their...
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Ed Bennett at SXSH

Ed Bennett, Manager of Web Services at the University of Maryland Medical Center talks at Social Media for Social Health about how hospitals are using social media to monitor patient wellness,...
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There’s An App For That: From Diets to Diseases

by Krissy Goelz (@krisgoelz) Weight Watchers - SparkPeople - Livestrong - Tap & Track - iFitOne - FatSecret - Diet Organizer - do any of these sound familiar to you? If youre part of the...
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Storytelling In Person

powered by Fotopedia by Sven Larsen (@zemoga) Sometimes we get so wrapped up in how to tell a story... Should we do it in a text narrative? Would it work well as a bulleted PowerPoint...
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POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Is It Time To Give Up on Social Media For Rx Info?

This post is part of a series of point/counterpoint arguments proposed by different members of the Pixels & Pills staff. Were strong believers that healthy arguments can yield the best...
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I Can Haz Compliance?

source Lolcats by Briana Campbell (@MsMatchGirl) Meme ( /ãÀÜmiã¬êm/) is an idea, behavior or style that spreads from person to person within a culture ...memes are said to transmit ideas and...
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Caveat Emptor?

by Briana Campbell (@MsMatchGirl) A recent Pew Internet study, released June 16, 2011, shared the following statistic: Facebook users are overall more trusting than non-internet others. 43% of...
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Abandoned!

by Krissy Goelz (@krisgoelz) It isnt just a problem for Paddington Bear anymore. Its a very real problem facing the pharmaceutical industry in ever-growing numbers. Prescription abandonment...
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Are Robots Our Future?

by Jason Brandt (@jasondmg3) Our culture has long been fascinated by robots. From the Jetsons Rosie the Robot to Star Wars C3PO and R2D2 and Disneys Wall-E, its not surprising that the field of...
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Worried About Being Scraped?

by Jon Fisher (@jmfisher) Summer days used to mean scraped knees from wiping out on a bicycle or not heeding a lifeguards warning about no running around the swimming pool. These days? My fear of...
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iPad Spotlight

By DJ Edgerton (@wiltonbound) If you could go to the one place where 58% of your customers are...would you go? Well, youre here reading Pixels & Pills, so clearly youre of above-average...
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