Like everybody else I struggle with information overload. It seems I just can’t keep up with what’s important.Too much information and too little time.And way too much noise.Yet I find myself drawn to Twitter, potentially the greatest source of health and medical noise imaginable. How could that be? As it turns out, Twitter has the capacity to serve as a ... Continue Reading about Twitter as a Human Filter
During the AMA NAMC conference last week Cleveland Clinic had an obvious presence that showcased their progressive and strategic approach to media relations and web-based healthcare. During my live Tweet of a presentation by eCleveland Clinic executive director, Dr. C. Martin Harris, I decided to see if Cleveland Clinic was really on the ball. I asked, via Twitter, ... Continue Reading about The Cleveland Clinic is Listening – Are You?
Last week I spoke on social media at the AMA’s National Association of Medical Communicators conference in New Mexico. Loads of interest and lots of questions from physicians and communication professionals. The number one question: “How do I find time for social media?” This is a great question since social media outlets are not only growing but they’re ... Continue Reading about Are Doctors Too Busy for Social Media?
This week, in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico some of the country’s thought leaders in medical communication met for the American Medical Association’s National Association of Medical Communicators (NAMC) 29th Annual Conference. NAMC is an organization of physicians and media professionals dedicated to effective medical messaging. There’s never been a better time for a ... Continue Reading about MDs and New Media – Let’s Not Get Left Behind