Unscrewing Medicine with Healthcare Social Media

Cutting the Noise and Listening to Patients Voice on Social Media

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We’re crowdsourcing ideas to help engage more patients in our discussions of health on social media. #HealthXPh wants to hear the “patient’s voice” too.

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Social Media Policy in Healthcare Institutions: A must or too much to ask?

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There are many obstacles to institutionalising social media policy in health.  The lack of HIPAA like laws in the Philippines is foremost among these obstacles. This does not dampen our advocacy however. In this edition of tweet chat #HealthXPh wants to identify these obstacles and crowdsource solution to these problems.

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#HealthXPh is a Finalist to the 2015 Philippine Blogging Awards Health and Fitness Category

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Thats right! HealthXPh blog HealthXPh.net made it to the hall of fame (finalist) of this prestigious blogging awards. I saw the list on Bloggys.ph Hall of Fame page, but I only got the official letter just this morning. Announcement of the winner will be on the gala night November 21, 2015 in Manila. I will…

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The Role of Social Media on Preventive Health

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At #HealthXPh we have been discussing the impact of social media to healthcare in the Philippines. In this session of healthxph chat, we’d be focusing on social media and how it can improve health promotions and healthcare compliance. The possibility of using social media to  shift focus on preventive  rather than curative health will also be discussed. Social…

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How should nurses act on social media platforms?

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It was an exciting opportunity to talk about healthcare social media to our nurse colleagues during the Philippine Nurses Association Annual Convention held in Davao City last October 21, 2015 . I zeroed in on this- “Social Media: A Powerful Tool for Health Care and Its Ethical Implications and   Responsibilities”  in the 30 minutes I’m allocated. I don’t have permission…

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