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Using Hashtags for Cancer Care

Mark Polly, Director at Perficient, recently wrote a blog post on how we can use hashtags to help make cancer information more searchable for those that need it.

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Over on, Dr. Michael Katz talks about connected health care. In this blog post, Hashtags in Cancer Care: Embedding Meaning in Digital Health, he proposes a more formal set (“ontology”) of hashtags for cancer information. While hashtags have traditionally been a means of spontaneously organizing Twitter tweets, I think Dr. Katz’s idea has a lot of merit. Let me explain why I think this.

To read Mark’s full blog post, click here.






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