Research demonstrates that while certain minority groups are at increased risk for mental health disorders due to acculturative stress and trauma, stigma surrounding psychiatric care has been perpetuated by family members, friends, and other individuals in the community, with whom patients more easily com into contact via social media.
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February 15, 2015— 16 comments
February 6, 2015— 18 comments
Beyond the more traditional uses of social media platforms in medicine, a new study has recently been released that shows that one particular platform may actually be useful in predicting disease.
December 3, 2014— 1 comment
We must be mindful of the legal implications of what we say and do online and must be mindful of patient confidentiality issues as well as standards for professional conduct. Medical boards across the country have developed guidelines for physicians on social media and academic papers have been published on the subject in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Now, even the nation’s highest court is venturing into the regulation of social media and the intricacies and legal implications of both the subjective and objective interpretation of online posts.
August 17, 2014— 4 comments
Advice from health attorney David Harlow on Patient Privacy in the wake of the Johns Hopkins $190 million class action lawsuit settlement.
June 5, 2014— 3 comments
Welcome to the new business of healthcare! Those who will be most successful in leading in this environment will be prepared to leverage the available tools, including social technologies and branded social media channels.
May 27, 2014— 2 comments
Researching online, joining patient communities, conversing with other patients, using mHealth, social media or fitness trackers are all ways that patients can educate themselves and improve their knowledge during their journey.
April 7, 2014— 0 comments
March 29, 2014— 3 comments
Online information (from the Patient Power website) seemed to be really very helpful for patients in discussing their health with a doctor. 47.4% of patients were very likely and 37.5% were somewhat likely to discuss their online findings with their doctor. It was very interesting to note the results of these discussions.
February 28, 2014— 2 comments
Health Finance News has a great list of reasons for the decline in hospital inpatient volumes and most of these are indicative of what we will also see in the future. Hospital administration has entered a whole new world and its leaders will need to be truly innovative and creative in order to survive.