This is the archive of the fourth #mHealth Tweet Chat that took place on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 9pm EST/8pm CST. We discussed favorite apps, mobile devices, accessories and peripherals, and the ways that we use mobile technology with our patients and in our practices.
Tag: Social Networking
This is the archive of the third #mHealth Tweet Chat that took place on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 9pm EST/8pm CST. We discussed how mobile technology has impacted physician communications, patient privacy issues, and physicians on social media.
The pervasiveness of Facebook and other social media platforms has created opportunities to improve patient-physician communication. Willing doctors can connect with patients in and outside the exam room, expanding their reach and thus jointly sharing in the empowerment this newest technology revolution offers. Orthopedic surgeon Howard Luks summarizes the power of social media for physicians this way: […]
Cambria Health Solutions uses social gaming to promote positive lifestyle changes in the new online community HubbubHealth.com. The service is free, and members can track their progress and create and join different challenges.
HealthTap University, a new and innovative program by HealthTap, allows medical students to help answer real patient questions, interact with, and learn from established physicians.
The First Lady yesterday announced an innovative new component to her Lets Move! campaign against childhood obesity yesterday – a call to developers to produce healthcare apps for the iPhone/Android/etc that encourage children to make healthy food choices and exercise more. Its an interesting and forward-looking approach to a major problem. While popular attention is […]