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Correcting health misinformation on social media isn’t easy but not impossible

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I’ve seen  dubious health or medical information online in the past but what’s lamentable is that only a few health professionals took time to correct the misinformation. These are the possible explanations for this: We don’t care to do research on the health misinformation we see. We lack the necessary skills to distill  knowledge and communicate it to the general public…

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Metric Matrix: How should we measure the impact of social media on clinical excellence?

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Social media might be a way to improve healthcare. The challenge is to find a metric that will either confirm or dispute this hypothesis

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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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How should healthcare professionals respond to a medically related social media posting?

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Negative comments or publicity has always been one of the major reasons why healthcare professionals don’t like social media. Receiving a negative publicity take toll on the HCPs personal and professional life.So the real questions boils down to, how do we (patients/ HCPs) handle a negative social media comment or publicity?

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Part IV: Assigning SMART metrics to social media channels

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Ideally, there should be a standard of metrics to measure each of this social media channels. However, such industry benchmarks have yet to be standardized across a fast changing platform that is social media.  It all boils dow to what or how you (and your advocacy) define key metrics and should be at least “aligned” with…

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