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Social media profiles and industry guidelines for Healthcare Professionals

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There seem to be confusion on what constitute private space on social media. Also, there’s a dichotomy between “personal” and “professional” social media profiles. There are still HCPs believing one profile does not overlap each other even though both represent only one and the same person. Join us this Saturday April 25, 2015 9:00 PM Manila time, as we discuss healthcare social media profiles and industry guidelines.

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Here’s why healthcare professionals should be on social media

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Should healthcare professionals be on social media? My short answer is yes healthcare professionals should be on social media or we’re missing a world of ways connecting people!

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Social Media Usage Survey among Filipino Physicians

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[quote]We are the social media capital of the world. We have the fastest internet and mobile phone penetrations and yet, we don’t know what are we using social media for?[/quote] In the last five years, internet usage in the Philippines has grown tremendously to 531%  from a mere 2% in 2008. That figure is the…

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What’s your manifesto as a patient on Social Media? #HealthXPh Feb 22 Tweetchat and HOA

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One request I often get from tech and social media savvy patients is this, “Doc, can I add you as my friend on Facebook?”. My reply is something like this : “ No, I don’t add patients as friends on facebook, but you can communicate with me on my professional facebook page”.  I sometimes draw flak…

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How to start (or join) a Google+ Hangout On Air

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(This is a three part mini series by the author on Google+ ‘s Hangout on Air. The first part explains why #HealthXPh chose Hangout On Air as a platform for its online conversations. The second part is a mini how-to, to help out healthcare advocates set up their own HOA. The third part will deal on HOA etiquette which we hopefully would…

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