Category Archives: Medical Informatics

The flow of health care information.

Virtual World Design and Healthcare – Beyond walking a web page

There are hundreds of healthcare support groups in the virtual world of Second Life, but how does one educate a visitor about them? HealthInfo Island started out with a simple list of support groups, then created a path with posters. … Continue reading

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2 Tweets: “We’re #3!” or “We like peas, fresh now!”

Is a health org’s social media a Marketing or Public Health initiative? I know I’ve seem a lot more of the former than the later. Perhaps this is a false dichotomy, you say, and indeed it may be. However, from … Continue reading

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Folders Vs Metadata – Document organization

Moving from the familiar desktop metaphor, with it’s storing files in folders, to metadata can be difficult, if not traumatizing for those used to the more spacial way of putting things in context.  To help introduce and explain, I came … Continue reading

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SharePoint’s Conceptual Leap

The processes surrounding a database driven website like SharePoint can so different than those of a static site, that if you don’t understand it and fail to make the leap, you will be missing out on a lot of ROI. … Continue reading

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365+ Tweets for Healthcare Orgs

Since May of 2009, I have been posting almost daily tweets on how healthcare orgs might use social  media.  @John_Norris with the tag #hcsm I finished up the first 100 tips  in late September 2009. I did the second 100 … Continue reading

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