It was only a matter of time before we saw the appearance of an Epic parody account. Check out EpicParodyEMR on Twitter. More importantly, check out how it gets shared. It’s short format red meat for angry doctors. Parody accounts tell a bigger story about physicians than any documentary or long-form New York Times article. Online culture has created a million ... Continue Reading about Epic Parody
Headed to SXSW 2019 and you're there for health? Great. Health Medtech SXSW 2019 is the perfect place for the discussion about health care. To get you started, here's the 33 charts Super Guide to the best health medtech sxsw 2019 programming. What to do before Health MedTech SXSW 2019 Grab your social profile. The first thing you want to do is create your ... Continue Reading about Health MedTech SXSW 2019 | The 33 Charts Super Guide
Earlier this month a Cleveland clinic medical resident was fired for a long trail of social media posts laced with anti-Semitism. While the story caught the attention of the national media, I found the response by the online physician community to be anemic relative to other incidents. Surprising, really. Because it seems physician activists of all backgrounds and ... Continue Reading about Physician Anti-Semitism – Where’s the Physician Outrage?
I had the chance recently to interview Chris Dancy, author of Don't Unplug - How Technology Saved My Life and Can Save Yours Too Known as the most connected man in the world, Dancy is a hard-core advocate for the intentional use of technology and its capacity to support our values. In a world that wants to demonize all things electric, his message is ... Continue Reading about Don’t Unplug – How Technology Saved My Life and Can Save Yours Too
I was talking recently with some friends about doctors and pharma online. They wanted to pick my brain. Their question: What’s the best way to approach doctors on a platform like Twitter? Approach is the operative word here. Because for most of history pharma operated by interruption. Office calls, ads and post-it pads. ‘Can I have a moment of your time, ... Continue Reading about Pharma and Doctors Online: Why Industry Struggles to Connect
If you look at physicians on Twitter over the past decade things have changed dramatically. When I look at ThisISourLane that has exploded over the past couple of weeks, it shows me how doctors have changed. We've cut our teeth. I got thinking about how this might have played out a few years back. I think of MedTwitter’s overall growth this this way: Ten years ... Continue Reading about ThisISourLane Could Only Work for Doctors in 2018