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How Chronic Cancer Patients Use Social Media to Stay Informed

February 10, 2014 by Joan Justice

Using social media to stay informed about cancer

Social media has drastically changed the idea of patient empowerment. Patients all over the world can connect, educate themselves and their family members, network, and instruct and educate others. And they are doing just that. The day of the passive patient is over: Welcome, empowered patient![read more]

Why Twitter Is Leading the Way in Pharma Social Media

October 29, 2013 by Paul Tunnah

PharmaPhorum with Paul Tunnah

In the very noisy world of social media, where Facebook and LinkedIn are slugging it out in the marketing ring to get big corporates on board, one channel is quietly forging a good niche in helping companies engage with their customers: Twitter.[read more]

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Twitter and Vine Used to Broadcast Live Surgery [VIDEO]

May 15, 2013 by Joan Justice

PAO performed at Spire Bushey

Very recently in the UK, Spire Bushey Hospital in Watford used Twitter and Vine to tweet and video live surgery in the OR for educational purposes. Mr Aresh Hashemi-Nejad, an orthopaedic surgeon at Spire Bushey, performed a Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO), a complex hip operation.[read more]

 
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