Fatigue in Healthcare – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of July 7, 2014)

Each week the Healthcare Leaders chat (#HCLDR) is fabulous, covering relevant fascinating topics of great interest to me. I can't highlight them every week, but I am often tempted to do so. This one was huge — how do we manage fatigue when it impacts on doctors, nurses, residents, students? Excellent #HCLDR chat today on … Continue reading Fatigue in Healthcare – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of July 7, 2014)

Keeping Patients in the Dark – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of June 30, 2014)

Summer Institute for Informed Patient Choice: The legal and ethical implications of keeping patients in the dark: http://siipc.org/ You shape your Twitter experience through who you choose to follow. Everything else derives from this — the tweets you see, the suggestions for people to follow, the hashtags listed as trending, all of it. For me, … Continue reading Keeping Patients in the Dark – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of June 30, 2014)

On Making Health – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of June 24, 2014)

#MakeHealth, #MakerNurse, #MedLibs, and #NationOfMakers lead off this week's highlighted hashtags. What they all have in common is connections between maker culture and making health. What is maker culture? Funny you should ask. Find yourself wondering WHAT exactly a makerspace is? Here's your answer. http://t.co/wvM7xEacnY #NationOfMakers #TinkerOn— Liquid Wrench (@LiquidWrench) June 21, 2014 I think … Continue reading On Making Health – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of June 24, 2014)

ONC Partners with Dr. Oz to Spread the Word (#BlueButton) — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of June 16, 2014)

The Blue Button was some of the biggest buzz at Health Data Palooza. Following #hdpalooza, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology partnered with the famous and popular media personality, Dr. Oz through his affiliated service, ShareCare, to co-sponsor a Twitter chat about the Blue Button and what it can do for … Continue reading ONC Partners with Dr. Oz to Spread the Word (#BlueButton) — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of June 16, 2014)

UM Plays a Part in National News Around #CerebralPalsySwagger — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of June 9, 2014)

Cerebral Palsy Swagger: https://www.facebook.com/cerebralpalsyswagger It doesn't happen that often that a Twitter hashtag about health blows up into a national news story, and even less often that this will happen with an event hinged around the University of Michigan! Many thanks to my colleague Anna Schnitzer for bringing this to my attention, and please excuse … Continue reading UM Plays a Part in National News Around #CerebralPalsySwagger — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of June 9, 2014)

Health Data Palooza (#hdpalooza) — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of June 2, 2014)

"Health Datapalooza is a national conference focused on liberating health data, and bringing together the companies, startups, academics, government agencies, and individuals with the newest and most innovative and effective uses of health data to improve patient outcomes. … The hallmark of the event is a national competition that searches for the best and most … Continue reading Health Data Palooza (#hdpalooza) — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of June 2, 2014)

Dementia Books (#DemBk) — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of May 19, 2014)

Rachel Hadas. Strange Relation: a memoir of marriage, dementia, and poetry. Philadelphia: Paul Dry Books, 2011. [Author's Site | Goodreads | Mirlyn | NPR] I was introduced to a really clever idea recently. You know how we are always looking for stories to help us or others understand conditions and diagnoses? It's a fairly common … Continue reading Dementia Books (#DemBk) — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of May 19, 2014)

Immunization & Vaccination Conversations — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of May 5, 2014)

Last week we highlighted the CDC Grand Rounds on Autism. This week was World Immunization Awareness Week. Do you see a connection? I do. And you can guess what happened. Conversations from pro- and anti-vaccination exploded. Here are some of the hashtags that were used, but FYI, for me I found some of the most … Continue reading Immunization & Vaccination Conversations — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of May 5, 2014)

CDC Grand Rounds on Autism & the DSM5 — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of April 28, 2014)

I had a half page long list of hashtags I was thinking about using for this week. And then I stumbled into the end of the #CDCGrandRounds on autism and the new DSM. I had read about the NIH seeking public comments on the impact of the DSM5 on autism diagnosis. This is because of … Continue reading CDC Grand Rounds on Autism & the DSM5 — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of April 28, 2014)

Peds Psych Plus — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of April 21, 2014)

I had a GREAT question last week. A faculty member wanted a list of hashtags and accounts for him to follow for his research interests. I'm not going to give all of the answer here, but I thought it would be useful to look at how I'd start out to answer a question like this. … Continue reading Peds Psych Plus — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of April 21, 2014)