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Getting Scientific About Healthcare Social Media: Microblogs

In this blog series, we are highlighting the social media categories presented in “Social Media: A Review and Tutorial of Applications in  Medicine and Health Care.”  This was a study conducted by the University of British Columbia, which offers an extensive digest of the vast uses of social in medicine and healthcare.  Today we’re going […]

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HIMSS 2013: An Interview with John Lynn

Last week at the HIMSS 2013 show we spoke to John Lynn, Founder of Healthcare Scene blog network and Influential Networks. In the first video, John gives a description about the role of each website in the healthcare IT world. John also discussed the hot topics he has heard at HIMSS, including interoperability and the newly created CommonWell Health […]

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Recapping the #ePatient Tweet Up at HIMSS

This past week at the HIMSS Conference, Perficient was lucky enough to be able to host a Tweet Up on Patient Engagement. Our own Martin Sizemore emceed the event, which attracted several members of The Walking Gallery. Attendees of the Tweet Up discussed what patients are looking for in a portal, engaging patients who do not […]

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Nike Fuel and Fitbit One Winners at HIMSS13

UPDATE: Congratulations to our winners, Jon Mertz and Sherry Reynolds! Here are the winning Tweets: The e-Patient movement is sure to be a hot topic at HIMSS this year. In fact, in addition to releasing a new Patient 360 white paper and hosting an #ePatient Tweet Up, we’re hoping to help a lucky two winners start […]

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Get Social at HIMSS 2013

The #HIMSS and #HIMSS13 hashtags have been generating more and more buzz as we pass the two week mark before the show opens. The annual HIMSS conference is a very social event, and the long list of Tweet Ups and Tweet Chats reflects this. Here are a few of the social media events that Perficient […]

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Top 5 Technology Trends in Healthcare – November 2012

The healthcare IT field is rapidly developing and changing. Emerging technology and updated regulations put pressure on healthcare providers and health plans to stay ahead of the curve. Perficient creates a monthly list that explores some of the current topics and issues in health IT. This list examines the most talked about issues and technologies […]

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Online Behavior of Healthcare Consumers: From WebMD to Twitter

The rate of consumers using social media in their healthcare journey is growing exponentially. A recent survey shows that consumers looking at health information online, and they’re using various sources to do so. Consumers are looking to the web not only for clinical information and guidance, but also for support communities. In many industries, mobile […]

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Join us for the #HITsm TweetChat!

Tomorrow, August 24th, at 11am CT, Perficient will be moderating the #HITsm TweetChat. The acronym #HITsm stands for “healthcare IT social media” and these weekly chats center around current topics in healthcare technology, health IT, and the role of social media in healthcare. This week’s topics center around connected health. For a preview of the questions, […]

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Think Social Media and Healthcare don’t mix? WRONG!

Dan Bowman, in a recent article, quotes a family physician who feels social media has no place in healthcare.  He asserts busy physicians don’t have time to add yet another technology to their already busy schedules.  I see his point, but I have to challenge this. Social media, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and many other […]

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What “Angry Birds” teaches us about Mobile Apps

Once upon a time, when you took a stroll down the aisle of an airplane in mid-flight, you would see lots of people playing solitaire on their Windows laptops.  Today, you see many, many more people engaged in intense concentration on game of “Angry Birds.”  Angry Birds is an addictive, fun, easy to play game […]

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Perficient Webinar: How to Protect Patient Data in an Increasingly Social Healthcare Industry

Join us Thursday, January 26, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. CT for the Perficient Webinar “How to Protect Patient Data in an Increasingly Social Healthcare Industry.” Register now! The role of the patient within the healthcare industry is evolving. The growth in more collaborative healthcare models is being driven by a massive and growing group of […]

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