Communication and Innovation

The rate of innovation, any form of new product development or concept refinement, tends to be limited by how effectively the innovator can communicate the value of their idea to investors, employees or external stakeholders. Think about your own experience. I’m sure you can recall at least one example of an idea or opportunity that […]

Survey: Attitudes on Social Media in Healthcare Communication

There is a lot of debate at the moment over the use of social media in healthcare. As with any discussion, the more facts we have the more informed decsions we can make.

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What seems to be lacking in the debate is a clear sense of “What average Americans believe may be appropriate uses for social media by healthcare organizations, if any”.

Popovic and Smith Prescribe Social Media Treatment for Healthcare Communication

As much as social media has been readily adopted by business, healthcare has been reluctant to follow in light of regulatory concerns and lack of formal guidelines. A recent article by Kevin Popovic & Chauncey Smith appears in Volume 3, Number 2 of the Journal of Communication in Healthcare to explain the current use and […]