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How healthcare social media campaigns may improve provisions of health in a devolved health system

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The lack or ineffective social marketing strategy (supply side barrier) and lack of information on benefits and availment process (demand side barrier) are a few of the identified restrictions to the use of health services in complex decentralized health systems such as the Philippines. An effective social media campaign could narrow regional differences in the provisions of health and address these two barriers.

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Ethical Considerations of using Social Media in Healthcare Research

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Social media is a potentially rich avenue for healthcare research. It also poses new ethical dilemmas. Health care research in this relatively new public space may require new ethical guidelines to achieve this potentials. Join #HealthXPh chat this Saturday January 21, 2017 9:00 PM Manila time as we discuss these ethical issues in conducting healthcare research on social media

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Patient centric healthcare technology, anyone?

in Health IT/Healthcare/Technology by

As a physician I have my armamentarium of healthcare tech to help ease out the burden of practice, but have none to unburden my patient’s charade. This often bear much on my decision to order (or not) a diagnostic procedure, a referral, a prescription or even follow up. Patient’s rarely comply because, as a matter fact it takes more than just the patient to go though this burden. Not even us physicians. We can cry foul, or technology sucks. But patients, they rarely have..

So patient centric healthcare technology anyone?

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