Category Archives: Social Media Health

Watching Ebola Conversations

Ebola is increasingly in the news with much information – and misinformation – in the media. The following are extracts adapted from two blog posts by Symplur [1,2], who are not only following the spread of information about this disease, but also looking at whether organisations and people who know much about Ebola are able to influence this conversation. Perhaps there

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Heidi Allen to speak at LCMC 2014

For nine consecutive years the National Laser and Cosmetic Medicine Conference (LCMC) has been providing medical professionals and cosmetic technicians with the knowledge and skills to assist them in keeping up to date with this rapidly expanding area of medicine. The 10th LCMC Conference will be held in Melbourne this coming weekend, and once again presents an outstanding program of plenary sessions, concurrent streams,

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Healthcare Professionals Not Stuck in the Stone Age

Large majorities of healthcare professionals use mobile phones, tablets daily. According to an April 2014 study conducted by EPG Health Media, 82% of respondents used a mobile phone for professional reasons at least once a day, and 62% said the same for tablets. Data from Kantar Health also showed impressive mobile usage levels among doctors with 79% of US physicians

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