Wider implementation of available technology, such as mobile applications and web portals, could improve care coordination for children with complex chronic conditions, according to a report published this week by the Verizon Foundation and Boston Children's Hospital.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore found that a social media push boosted the number of people who registered themselves as organ donors 21-fold in a single day, they announced this week. To that end, the researchers suggested that social media could be a tool in addressing America's current stubborn organ shortage.
Urban pediatric clinics could better communicate with hard-to-reach populations through use of digital technologies, including email and smartphones, according to a study from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Social media can be a valuable hiring tool, but it's important for practices to know where to look for information that is relevant to their screening process.
Social media is everywhere. This column itself, if readers see its value, will potentially find its way to some of you via LinkedIn , Twitter , Facebook or Google+ . As this medium grows ever-more...
In a new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research , researchers who set out to determine the impact personal Internet use has on acute clinical settings discovered that Facebook took up a substantial amount of staff time in an observation period.
In the wake of two explosions that rocked downtown Boston at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, technology and social media played a critical role in the coordination of care efforts.
A new position paper from the American College of Physicians and the Federation of State Medical Boards aims to provide guidance to physicians as they navigate the increasing proliferation of social...
This week's column was inspired, in part, by a snippet of one of my all-time favorite movies: "He's Just Not That Into You." Here is the quote, spoken by Drew Barrymore, who plays...
In recent years, many employers have begun using candidates' social media accounts to gain better insights into whom they are interviewing. While there are benefits to using this information in the hiring process, there are caveats to keep in mind.