Tweets from Boston meeting on health, the Internet and mobile communication

Check out #chs11 f for tweet from the Connected Health Symposium in Boston. Each year, Partners sponsors this meeting to look at how the Internet and mobile communication are changing the health care system.  Here’s a link to the Tweetstream and a few samples below from a session on social networking and health.

RT @MGHDiabetesEd: “online patient communities can increase engagement, decrease isolation.” #chs11
jillplev
October 20, 2011
@taracousphd at #SoMe panel at #chs11: 35% of young people search for #healthcare informaton online
sonnyvu
October 20, 2011
Giving patients the choice to use an alias-based identity on social networks is a key way to address privacy concerns #chs11
dsgold
October 20, 2011
@dsgold How so? Alias identity does not equal unidentifiable, does it? I’d be concerned this is a false sense of security. #chs11
Dermdoc
October 20, 2011
Facebooking health @taracousphd facebook campaigns have huge opportunity for reaching teens, can use it for health literacy #chs11
connectedhealth
October 20, 2011
@lisagualtieri : There are credit #literacy programs for teenagers, why not more health literacy ones? #chs11
sonnyvu
October 20, 2011
We need to be inter-generational in our social media “prescription” including seniors as well as youth #chs11
pamressler
October 20, 2011
Social media can help make a disease more than just a disease for teens @drjosephkim #chs11
connectedhealth
October 20, 2011
@drdannysands telling about how he prescribed acor to @epatientdave & it save his life #chs11 #s4pm
pjmachado
October 20, 2011
Next up, Facebooking Health moderated by my wonderful #TUSM colleague @lisagualtieri #chs11
pamressler
October 20, 2011
@meyouhealth Chris Catter shows first ever social graph to visually render well-being among participants in social networks #chs11
dsgold
October 20, 2011
CDC traditional data tracked same as social media during H1N1 #chs11
pamressler
October 20, 2011
should MDs, nurses, etc recommend online pt communities? -yes! #chs11
ICherryBlsm
October 20, 2011

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