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Online Social Networks in Health & Healthcare PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, pfa...
Why?  <ul><li>“ Are social networks really worth it?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The web is better when it’s social” </li></ul>
Why? <ul><li>Connection, communication, collaboration, consultation  </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss & share information (articl...
Why? <ul><li>Study partners for USMLE & board exams </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate translational research - bench to bedside...
Why? – Take Two <ul><li>Efficiency possibilities  </li></ul><ul><li>Build professional communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C...
What makes an online social network? <ul><li>Tech that supports </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D...
Networking through social media  <ul><li>Who are your people?  </li></ul><ul><li>Where is your conversation? </li></ul><ul...
Networking through social media <ul><li>Flickr example </li></ul>
Networking for networking <ul><li>Popular social networking sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>myspace  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Networking for networking <ul><li>Make your own  social network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ning  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
Trends - Google Friends <ul><li>Do it yourself social networking on your own web site or blog  </li></ul>
Health networks - for doctors <ul><li>Ozmosis  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>trust + intelligence + personalization </li></ul></ul...
Health networks - for doctors <ul><li>Ozmosis - knowledge sharing </li></ul>
Health networks - for doctors <ul><li>Sermo </li></ul>
Health networks - for doctors <ul><li>SocialMD </li></ul>
Health networks - for healthcare <ul><li>TownieCentral.com </li></ul>
Health networks - for dentists <ul><li>DentalTown </li></ul><ul><li>HygeineTown </li></ul><ul><li>DentalLabTown </li></ul>
Health networks - for research <ul><li>BioMedExperts </li></ul>
Health networks - for nurses <ul><li>American Nurses Association - Nursing World </li></ul>
Health networks - for nurses <ul><li>NurseLink </li></ul>
Health networks - for nurses <ul><li>NaBloPoMo - Nurses United  </li></ul>
Health networks - for students plus <ul><li>Tiromed </li></ul>
Health networks - for students plus <ul><li>DoctorsHangout </li></ul>
Health networks - for students <ul><li>Student Dentist </li></ul>
Health networks - collaborating across bins  <ul><li>Within3 </li></ul>
Health networks - for wellness <ul><li>Gyminee </li></ul>
Health networks - for support groups <ul><li>DailyStrength </li></ul>
Health networks - for support groups <ul><li>Acor.org (Association of Cancer Online Resources) </li></ul>
Health networks - for families <ul><li>MyFamilyHealth.com </li></ul>
Health networks - others <ul><li>Healthcare consumers </li></ul><ul><li>Other practitioners </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical man...
Considerations <ul><li>Who is allowed in? </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Openness ...
Links — Social Media & Networks <ul><li>Blogger: http://www.blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr: http://www.flickr.com </...
Links - General Social NetWork Tools  <ul><li>Bebo: http://bebo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook: http://www.facebook.com </...
Links — Make Your Own <ul><li>ELGG: http://elgg.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Google Friend Connect: http://www.google.com/friend...
Links — Health & Medical <ul><li>ANA NursingWorld: http://www.nursingworld.org </li></ul><ul><li>NurseLinkUP: http://nurse...
Links – On Ning <ul><li>Café Chronique: http://cafechronique.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Chiro Connector: http://chiroconn...
Links - On Ning 2 <ul><li>Healthcare Marketing: http://healthcaremarketing.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare with a H...
Links - On Ning 3 <ul><li>Assessment for Health Sciences Libraries: http://libassess.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Library 2...
Links — On Ning 4 <ul><li>NaBloPoMo: Nurses United: http://nablopomo.ning.com/group/nursesunited </li></ul><ul><li>PlanetC...
Want more?  <ul><li>http://davidrothman.net/2007/05/07/more-social-networks-for-clinicians/ </li></ul>
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From the Bootcamp series (http://www.dent.umich.edu/informatics/bootcamp), this presentation provides an overview of social networks being used with health care communities for consumers and providers.

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  1. 1. Online Social Networks in Health & Healthcare PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, pfa@umich.edu © 2008 Regents of the University of Michigan. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Why? <ul><li>“ Are social networks really worth it?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The web is better when it’s social” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why? <ul><li>Connection, communication, collaboration, consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss & share information (articles, photos, videos, cases, data, methodologies) </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A, rapid response (sometimes), serendipitous discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Global, international connections & opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Find employment & research opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging trends, topics, medications, treatments, insights in your field </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why? <ul><li>Study partners for USMLE & board exams </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate translational research - bench to bedside </li></ul><ul><li>Disease or behavior tracking in populations </li></ul><ul><li>Support groups, lifestyle change & behavior modification </li></ul><ul><li>Recruit research study & clinical trial candidates </li></ul><ul><li>Create online community for alumni, patrons, clients </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why? – Take Two <ul><li>Efficiency possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Build professional communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build learning communities </li></ul><ul><li>Build sharing communities </li></ul><ul><li>Build community support through outreach </li></ul>
  6. 6. What makes an online social network? <ul><li>Tech that supports </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defining “your folks” (friends, groups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commenting, discussion, dialogue </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Active community & individuals who use these features to support interaction and community building </li></ul>
  7. 7. Networking through social media <ul><li>Who are your people? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is your conversation? </li></ul><ul><li>Youtube, Flickr, VoiceThread, ManyEyes. </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs & Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis: Wetpaint </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter, SocialThing, FriendFeed </li></ul>
  8. 8. Networking through social media <ul><li>Flickr example </li></ul>
  9. 9. Networking for networking <ul><li>Popular social networking sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>myspace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>opensocial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>livejournal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>xanga </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mycyberspace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bebo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>orkut </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>friendster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hi5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>linkedin </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Networking for networking <ul><li>Make your own social network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>free, popular - >90,000 networks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELGG - open source software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More social networking platforms: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart: http://www.techcrunch.com/wp-content/wlsn_comparison_chart.html </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Trends - Google Friends <ul><li>Do it yourself social networking on your own web site or blog </li></ul>
  12. 12. Health networks - for doctors <ul><li>Ozmosis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>trust + intelligence + personalization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>relationship building + knowledge sharing + real-time collaboration </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Health networks - for doctors <ul><li>Ozmosis - knowledge sharing </li></ul>
  14. 14. Health networks - for doctors <ul><li>Sermo </li></ul>
  15. 15. Health networks - for doctors <ul><li>SocialMD </li></ul>
  16. 16. Health networks - for healthcare <ul><li>TownieCentral.com </li></ul>
  17. 17. Health networks - for dentists <ul><li>DentalTown </li></ul><ul><li>HygeineTown </li></ul><ul><li>DentalLabTown </li></ul>
  18. 18. Health networks - for research <ul><li>BioMedExperts </li></ul>
  19. 19. Health networks - for nurses <ul><li>American Nurses Association - Nursing World </li></ul>
  20. 20. Health networks - for nurses <ul><li>NurseLink </li></ul>
  21. 21. Health networks - for nurses <ul><li>NaBloPoMo - Nurses United </li></ul>
  22. 22. Health networks - for students plus <ul><li>Tiromed </li></ul>
  23. 23. Health networks - for students plus <ul><li>DoctorsHangout </li></ul>
  24. 24. Health networks - for students <ul><li>Student Dentist </li></ul>
  25. 25. Health networks - collaborating across bins <ul><li>Within3 </li></ul>
  26. 26. Health networks - for wellness <ul><li>Gyminee </li></ul>
  27. 27. Health networks - for support groups <ul><li>DailyStrength </li></ul>
  28. 28. Health networks - for support groups <ul><li>Acor.org (Association of Cancer Online Resources) </li></ul>
  29. 29. Health networks - for families <ul><li>MyFamilyHealth.com </li></ul>
  30. 30. Health networks - others <ul><li>Healthcare consumers </li></ul><ul><li>Other practitioners </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical managers and marketers </li></ul><ul><li>Researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Informaticians </li></ul>
  31. 31. Considerations <ul><li>Who is allowed in? </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Openness / transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Underlying purpose or motives of founding persons or organization </li></ul><ul><li>Standards vary internationally for patient confidentiality guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>How active is the community </li></ul><ul><li>Effort required to make it useful and viable </li></ul>
  32. 32. Links — Social Media & Networks <ul><li>Blogger: http://www.blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr: http://www.flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>FriendFeed: http://www.friendfeed.com </li></ul><ul><li>ManyEyes: http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/ </li></ul><ul><li>SocialThing: http://socialthing.com </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: http://www.twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>VoiceThread: http://voicethread.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wetpaint: http://www.wetpaint.com </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube: http://www.youtube.com </li></ul>
  33. 33. Links - General Social NetWork Tools <ul><li>Bebo: http://bebo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook: http://www.facebook.com </li></ul><ul><li>Friendster: http://www.friendster.com </li></ul><ul><li>hi5: http://hi5.com </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com </li></ul><ul><li>Livejournal: http://www.livejournal.com </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace: http://www.myspace.com </li></ul><ul><li>Orkut: http://www.orkut.com </li></ul><ul><li>Xanga: http://www.xanga.com </li></ul>
  34. 34. Links — Make Your Own <ul><li>ELGG: http://elgg.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Google Friend Connect: http://www.google.com/friendconnect/ </li></ul><ul><li>Google OpenSocial: http://code.google.com/apis/opensocial </li></ul><ul><li>Ning: http://www.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart: http://www.techcrunch.com/wp-content/wlsn_comparison_chart.html </li></ul>
  35. 35. Links — Health & Medical <ul><li>ANA NursingWorld: http://www.nursingworld.org </li></ul><ul><li>NurseLinkUP: http://nurselinkup.com </li></ul><ul><li>Ozmosis: http://www.ozmosis.com </li></ul><ul><li>Sermo: http://www.sermo.com </li></ul><ul><li>SocialMD: http://www.socialmd.com </li></ul><ul><li>TiroMED: http://www.tiromed.com </li></ul><ul><li>Within3: http://www.within3.com </li></ul>
  36. 36. Links – On Ning <ul><li>Café Chronique: http://cafechronique.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Chiro Connector: http://chiroconnector.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>ChiroShare: http://chirostop.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes TalkFest: http://diabetestalkfest.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Disability Resource Exchange: http://www.disabilityresourceexchange.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>DoctorsHangout: http://doctorshangout.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Epidermolysis Bullosa Friends: http://ebfriends.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Fibromyalgia: http://fibromyalgia.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Gastric Bypass: http://gastricbypass.ning.com/ </li></ul>
  37. 37. Links - On Ning 2 <ul><li>Healthcare Marketing: http://healthcaremarketing.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare with a Heart: http://healthcarewithaheart.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Health Informatics Forum: http://healthinformaticsforum.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Hospital Impact: http://hospitalimpact.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Illness-Disability-Healthcare-Caregiver Ministry Network: http://illnessministry.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>iMed Exchange: http://imedexchange.ning.com/ </li></ul>
  38. 38. Links - On Ning 3 <ul><li>Assessment for Health Sciences Libraries: http://libassess.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Library 2.0: Medical and Health Science Libraries: http://library20.ning.com/group/medicalandhealthsciencelibraries </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Writing: http://medicalwriting.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Meharry Medical College: Alumni: http://meharryalum.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>MLA 09: http://mla09.wetpaint.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>My Irritable Bowel Syndrome: http://myirritablebowelsyndrome.com/ </li></ul>
  39. 39. Links — On Ning 4 <ul><li>NaBloPoMo: Nurses United: http://nablopomo.ning.com/group/nursesunited </li></ul><ul><li>PlanetCancer: http://myplanetcancer.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Research & Media: http://researchandmedia.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Kosmix RightHealth: http://righthealth.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Student Dentist: http://studentdentist.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Tu Diabetes: http://tudiabetes.ning.com/ </li></ul>
  40. 40. Want more? <ul><li>http://davidrothman.net/2007/05/07/more-social-networks-for-clinicians/ </li></ul>
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