Suicide Prevention & Trauma on Social Media – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of October 6, 2014)

Sunday night I participated in a very interesting chat on Twitter. It was part of the #SPSM chat, which stands for Suicide Prevention and Social Media. The chat was about an experience I had last summer. To make it overly brief, I ended up in an extended conversation with a suicidal person through an anonymous … Continue reading Suicide Prevention & Trauma on Social Media – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of October 6, 2014)

What if your patient is a self-tracker? — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of February 17, 2014)

There were many Twitter tags and events last week that I really wanted to profile (and I hope there is time in the future to come back to some of the others!). The reason this topic won out over the others is because I participated in TWO events that focused on this question! One was … Continue reading What if your patient is a self-tracker? — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of February 17, 2014)

#Kellergate — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of January 20, 2014)

If you were busy last week, you might have missed what has become known as "Kellergate." It erupted with an article in the Guardian by Emma Gilbey Keller, which was shortly followed by a companion piece in the New York Times by her husband, Bill Keller. Both pieces were about about famed breast cancer blogger … Continue reading #Kellergate — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of January 20, 2014)

Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): About Communication (Week of November 25, 2013)

This past week saw several events and Twitter chats which included sub-conversations about the impacts of communication. This was communication in patient care, in education, in libraries, and even the research of conversation analysis and the rhetoric of communicating. Where was this all happening? The Annual Convention for the National Council of Teachers of English … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): About Communication (Week of November 25, 2013)