Social media has become both a binding and a dividing force in our society. Platforms for communicating every action and desire have multiplied, evolved, and created new niches for discrete audiences. Many medical practices across the country utilize Facebook pages or Twitter feeds to communicate news, health tips, and helpful information to patients and potential patients.[Read more…] about Social Media and Medical Practices
Datapalooza 2015 is taking place this week in Washington, D.C. First convened in 2010, this offshoot conference of the Health Data Initiative has grown into a major gathering of more than 2,000 health care industry thinkers. With a stated mission to “unleash the power of health data,” the conference attracts tech experts, government policy makers, data entrepreneurs, and health care system leaders; a heady mix of thinkers, do-ers, and creative disrupters sure to make headlines in the health care space. Datapalooza is organized by the Health Data Consortium and the W20 Group.[Read more…] about What’s a Datapalooza?