Presented by:Michael A. Weiss / www.HospitalPatient.com “Partnership with Patients Summit” Society for Participatory Medicine September 21-23, 2012 / Kansas City, MO
CD is a form of “Inflammatory Bowel Disease.”It is a “Broad Spectrum,” Autoimmune Disease that is Chronic and Incurable.
Social Networking @ VirtualWebMD is better than Mayo Clinic!!! Wikipedia!!!!
Crohn’s/Medical VIDEO YouTube Vlog: Sports AUDIO iTunes Podcast to“The Medical Minute” comfort me in Hospital: “The BS Report”
Twitter using “TweetDeck”Instantaneous Engagement – “Who’s had success using the drug “#Humira” 4 #Crohns?”
Popular “Hashtags” #Crohns – catch-all for Crohn’s Disease tweets #Crohnie – person with Crohn’s Disease #Crohnology – member of Virtual Crohn’s Community #IBD – tweets related to Inflammatory Bowel Disease #health20 - tweets related to the next phase of health delivery, Health 2.0 #mhealth - tweets related to mobile health #hcr - issues related to health care reform #hcsm - tweets about “health care social media” #hcsmeu – tweets about hcsm in Europe #hcsmanz - tweets about hcsm in Australia/New Zealand #hcIT - tweets related to health care technology HealthCare TweetChat Schedule #HCSM – 9 PM EST, Sunday Night Hashtags organize Tweets by keyword Best 60 Minutes on Sunday Night! Now, Twitter MEETUPS!!!!!
Google+ Crohn’s Disease “Hangouts” Join a Linkedin “Group”& Support Groups “Professionals w/ Crohn’s”
Adding Equipment Attachments to Mobile Phones to make them Medical Devices Utilizing Mobile Phone Applications mHealth activities can be seen everywhere in public health, across the public and private sectors and developed and developing countries. Examples of successful mHealth interventions include: ◦ Diagnostic technologies such as EKGs, microscope attachments to camera cell phones ◦ SMS (texting) platforms that send reminders and educational messages designed to help smokers quit ◦ Mobile Locator Applications that use mapping technology to provide information about the nearest locations providing health services
More Productive Doctors Time Efficient & Cost Effective Healthcare “Transactions” Less Gross Inefficiencies in Hospitals Better Healthcare for more People Healthcare Insurance Cos. no longer Oil Cartels!!!!!!