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Healthcare Talk: Patients with Power

I had the chance to participate in a Hangout on Air with Kathi Browne, who is the founder/moderator of the Google+ Healthcare Talk community. If you’re on G+ and in the healthcare industry, that community is one you want to join – lots of discussion on topics from healthcare policy to social media to patient [&hellip

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“Patients included.” On ‘roids. In a good way.

I had the great good fortune of being tagged as an ePatient Scholar for the 2013 edition of Stanford Medicine X. That allowed me to sit at the feet – literally, since the ePatients were the mosh-pit for the three day conference plenary stage – of some of the best and brightest minds in healthcare. [&hellip

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Mighty Casey Media hosts HCSM Review #36: Call for submissions!

I’m honored to be hosting the Health Care Social Media Review #36 next week. HCSM Review is a biweekly peer-reviewed blog carnival for published posts about social media use in healthcare. The two most recent HCSM reviews were hosted by Symplur and ZocDoc. Have you read some great posts about healthcare costs and/or health insurance [&hellip

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Snowflakes and bitch-slaps at the ePharma Summit

I had the great good fortune of being asked (by WEGO Health) to participate on a panel titled Social Media for Pharma: A Match Made in Heaven or Hell? at the ePharma Summit in New York (#epharma) earlier this week. When the opportunity presented itself, I asked to be registered for the whole event so I [&hellip

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Medical Monopoly: Medicine has a major image problem

When you hear the word “monopoly,” does it fill you with a warm and fuzzy feeling? (Unless you’re Hasbro, you really should say no, unless you’re a cyborg.) Healthcare is a monopoly. We can’t DIY cancer treatment, or surgically repair a broken hip for ourselves, so we have to go to the medical-industrial complex to regain [&hellip

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