Tag Archives: Twitter

MedlinePlus Enhancement

Posted on the MCMLA-listserv. “The National Library of Medicine enhanced access to herb and supplement information on MedlinePlus.  On the English and Spanish supplements index pages, links to external sources of herb and supplement information now appear along with the … Continue reading

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Social Media Resources

The following two items were posted on the BHIC Blog. For simplicity’s sake, we’ve posted the article below: Healthcare social media: Five tips for growing hospital blog traffic Brandon Glenn MedCity News http://bit.ly/peSxX0 “what’s the best way to go about … Continue reading

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In Case of Emergency, Check Twitter

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://t.co/FhIbzfN By Neil Versel InformationWeek July 29, 2011 Twitter, Facebook, and online communities can help healthcare organizations, emergency personnel, and government agencies better prepare for and respond to emergencies, so it’s a … Continue reading

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Understanding Web 2.0

The following was posted as “food for thought” on the BHIC Blog. What Are Web 2.0 Tools and Why They Should be Incorporated into the Research http://bit.ly/o6z2eN It is no longer sustainable for a research organisation to ignore incorporating Web … Continue reading

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Healthy Tweeting

Siobhan Champ-Blackwell found the following information on tweeting – and posted on her BHIC Blog.   Misleading Medical Tweets Could Cause Harm http://bit.ly/oVsxrH July 14th, 2011 by GarySchwitzer This is not a lesson about the limitations of 140-ch. Rather, it … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus, RSS & Content Sharing Enhancements

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “Yesterday, NLM released several exciting enhancements that improve users’ ability to share and consume MedlinePlus content. MedlinePlus now offers several general interest RSS feeds as well as RSS feeds for every health … Continue reading

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Pew Report: Social Networking Sites and Our Lives”

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://bit.ly/lB6Gon by Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Internet Project, Kristen Purcell, Associate Director, Research Pew Internet Project, Lauren Sessions Goulet, University of Pennsylvania, and Keith N. Hampton, University of Pennsylvania June 16, 2011 … Continue reading

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer screening saves lives. If everyone aged 50 years old or older were screened regularly, as many as 60% of deaths from this cancer could be avoided. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer—cancer of the … Continue reading

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Social Media: A Guide for Researchers

Information on this exciting resource was posted  on the BHIC Blog. http://bit.ly/eOwfQa From the Introduction: “This guide will show you how you can use social media to help your research and your career. Social media have big implications for how … Continue reading

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More About Healthy People 2020

“For 2020, Healthy People has a renewed focus on identifying, measuring, tracking, and reducing health disparities through a determinants of health approach. ” Learn more about what’s new with Healthy People 2020 Discover New Topic Areas Adolescent Health Blood Disorders … Continue reading

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