social media

It's Complicated: Our Relationship with Social Media

For many people, the post-holiday season can be a challenging time of year. For those struggling with depression, loss or loneliness, postings on social media of the perfect gift received or party attended can make these challenges seem even worse. Though social media can help us feel connected or lift our spirits, viewing images of joyful togetherness may increase our feelings of isolation or remind us of what we don’t have.

How to Set Social Media Boundaries with Your Patients

As a health care provider, do your patients contact you using social media applications like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter? While it may seem like a no-brainer that patients shouldn’t do this, we hear stories of social media intrusion every time we lead one of our T2 training sessions on integrating health care technology into clinical practice.

Starting a Health Care Blog? Read this First.

So your organization is starting a blog about your area of health care. Of course, I think blogs can be a great addition to traditional standards of care. Blogs are an excellent way to deliver health information quickly to a broad audience. Once a blog is up and running, it’s easy to add new content and publicize it with social media such as Facebook and Twitter  feeds.

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