Healthcare Social Media Review #41: Tapping into Visual Storytelling

SocialButterfly

How can visual media bring healthcare social media to life? This edition of the Healthcare Social Media (HCSM) Review explores visual storytelling. A new article published in IEEE’s Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, The Five Ws for Information Visualization with Application to Healthcare Informatics , offers a framework for improving the usability of visual information.

Call for Submissions: Healthcare Social Media Review #21

SocialButterfly

16, SocialButterfly will host the HealthCare Social Media Review , the peer reviewed blog carnival for everyone interested in health care social media. Format your submission email as follows: Email Subject Line: HealthCare SocialMedia Review. How can social media support prevention and wellness? January is the month of new resolutions yet a study out of the University of Scranton finds that only 8% of us actually achieve these resolutions.

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Cause Marketing for Healthcare Organizations

Selfish Giving

Thanks to everyone who came out for our presentation yesterday at the New England Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. 8 Reasons Healthcare Organizations Should Do Cause Marketing. Cause Marketing for Hospitals cause marketing healthcare organizations hospitalsNEAHP – Cause Marketing for Health Care Organizations. We had a great time and we hope you did too. Joanna and I think you’ll find these links helpful. What is cause marketing?

A case for Twitter, Facebook, & social media for healthcare fundraisers

Fundraising Coach

I was just on a call with fellow members of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy folks when someone asked, “Does anyone here use Twitter or Facebook ?”. Groups like the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy and publications like the Chronicle of Philanthropy and FundRaising Success have presences on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Engage Samples & Tools fundraising healthcare philanthropy social media twitter web 2.0

5 Fictions About Social Media for Public Health and Healthcare

Social Marketing and Social Change

“We can reach and change the behavior of our target audience through social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.” This sentence captures the prevailing sentiment I find whenever two or more public health people gather to discuss their interest in social media and using it to advance public health goals.

Bayler Healthcare System Takes A Leap Into Pinterest: Interview with Ashley Howland (Part 1)

Diva Marketing Blog

In particular is the healthcare sector where many hospitals and medical centers are embracing visual communications and doing interesting work on Pinterest. I was very excited when Ashely Howland from Bayler Healthcare System agreed to tell us the back-story of Bayler's Pinterest strategy. Healthcare, as an industry, was slow to participate in the social web. Continue the conversation with Ashley and the social media team from Bayler Healthcare System.

Cell Phone Healthcare in the US DoD

Social Marketing and Social Change

And he clearly states that the Military Health System should lead the charge on using cell phones as healthcare tools - hope the CDC and NIH are listening now. Tags: Mobile Thoughts Cell Phones Health Information Healthcare Mobile Technology While some parts of the government debate what to do with mobile technologies and health care, the US Department of Defense is moving right ahead. Got to love that Can Do! spirit.

Gossip Unleashed: A Viral Effects Strategy in Swiss Healthcare Marketing - An iSMA Webinar

Social Marketing and Social Change

How do gossip and viral marketing play out in teddy bear clinics and with city rangers talking about wild boar? Do these approaches also reduce fear associated with hospital visits? In the next International Social Marketing Association (iSMA) webinar, Swiss social marketer Maurice Codourey sums up his research findings and many presentations at international congresses.

4 Ways That Health Organizations Benefit From a Unified CRM

EveryAction

A broad range of healthcare focused organizations depend on member and donor database software to manage relationships with supporters. Here are four instances where that is important for healthcare organizations. Keeping your work funded Securing funding healthcare and health research is an important focus of many health organizations, which manage major donors, planned giving programs, grants, and more. CRM healthcare

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Social Communication and Barriers to Using It

Social Media Bird Brain

I don't know that I've mentioned it here, but I serve as a volunteer on the Santa Cruz County Emergency Medical Care Commission, which advises our County Supervisors on emergency healthcare issues. HIPAA barriers healthcare social communication Small nonprofit medicineI got interested in this area when my late husband was going through a lot of hospital visits, some of which involved ambulances and helicopters. I've continued to volunteer (as the consumer.

Why fundraiser job titles suck and cost you a lot of money!

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Major Giving Planned Giving strategy advocacy fundraising tips charitable giving charity blog Chief Individual Giving Officer Director of Institutional Advancement Director of Major Gifts faith-based nonprofit tips fundraiser job title ideas fundraiser job titles healthcare fundraising tips higher education fundraising tips major gift cultivation marketing smart nonprofit marketing tips planned gift marketingMy pal Dr. Russell James is at it again.

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Health Care Social Media Review #21: Social Media Taps Digital Health

SocialButterfly

Refer to this article by Healthy Startups on the 100 Trends That Will Change Healthcare in 2013 for a full list of potential relatives. Some groups have put together more scholarly definitions: Digitome : Digital Health is the use of technologies and networks by all stakeholders (doctors, patients, scientists, payers and providers) to enhance collaboration and personalisation, and to reduce the cost of healthcare. Information is the lifeblood of health and healthcare.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

With many vulnerable populations lacking accessible and affordable mental health care services, nonprofit healthcare providers have stepped up to bridge the gap and provide necessary care to their communities. Here are 10 that we admire, both because of their commitment to providing high quality mental healthcare and because of the innovative ways that they are using technology to run and promote their services. healthcare

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Call for Submissions: Health Care Social Media Review #30

SocialButterfly

Format your submission email as follows: Email Subject Line: HealthCare SocialMedia Review. Public Health Social Technology Healthcare Social Media Review social media research What’s the latest social media research you’re reading? Weekly, Daily, a new social media research report or study is released, competing for our attention and analysis. What are some of the latest research nuggets you’ve found most useful?

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Do you have a ‘commendation mindset’?

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Lead Generation Major Giving Planned Giving strategy charity charity blog charity organizations donor stewardship tips donor-centricity fundraising tips for nonprofits healthcare fundraising higher education fundraising major gift marketing tips Philanthropy relationship fundraising top philanthropy blogsMark Twain once said, “I can live for two months on a good compliment.”

#Aging: Which US Cities Offer The Best Lifestyle To Their Older Citizens?

Non Profit Marketing 360

For example, healthcare opportunities are weighted to 10 at the top of the scale, whereas housing was weighted at 5, because many kinds of housing arrangements can be made for many kinds of seniors, whereas healthcare is a priority for all older people. Paul for Minnesota’s progressive medical insurance program and for proximity to the Rochester, MN-based Mayo Clinic—factors that contribute to the region’s high scores for life expectancy and healthcare.

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Capturing Awe to Inspire Change

SocialButterfly

This week’s Healthcare Experience Design (HxD) conference found at #hxd2013 brings to mind the concept of “awe” in designing for change. Social Innovation Uncategorized Awe designing change encouragement Healthcare Experience Design social good design usability user-centered designHow are you inspiring awe? Stanford researchers found that awe expands people’s perception of time, alters decision making and enhances well-being.

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#GRANTS: Verizon Foundation Offers Support For Environmental & Educational Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

In the area of healthcare, the foundation is especially interested in programs that help bring care to rural, remote, and underserved communities. Civics Community Education: General Education: Technology Environment Fundraising Grants Healthcare How-to Nonprofit Resource Donation education Health care Non-profit organization philanthropy Sustainability Verizon Communications Verizon Foundation

How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money

iMarketSmart

Recently I was interviewed by a woman named Mazarine at Wild Woman Fundraising ! You can hear the interview here. Here’s one big point from the interview I figured you’d want to read (in case you don’t have time to listen to the whole thing). Getting to know your supporters is a humongous key to success. Tweet this!

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5 reasons fundraisers won’t call their hot leads

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Lead Generation asking for donations donor stewardship fundraising insights healthcare fundraising higher education fundraising humanitarian fundraising nonprofit marketing philanthropy blog reasons fundraisers won't call their leads sales calls StewardshipHere are 5 proven reasons why fundraisers won’t call their leads to ask for donations: Fear of rejection: This is the most common reason for call reluctance. It’s simple and basic.

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Call for Submissions: Health Care Social Media Review #30

SocialButterfly

Format your submission email as follows: Email Subject Line: HealthCare SocialMedia Review. Public Health Social Technology Healthcare Social Media Review social media research What’s the latest social media research you’re reading? Weekly, Daily, a new social media research report or study is released, competing for our attention and analysis. What are some of the latest research nuggets you’ve found most useful?

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#Health: Study Shows Advantages Of Conversation No One Wants

Non Profit Marketing 360

What the Healthcare Reform Bill wanted to institute was the opportunity – nay, the expectation – for families to have regular consultations with their doctors about end-of-life/palliative care that would per force be covered by insurance. Healthcare Reform became law in the early days of 2010, and we have been litigating it ever since – and no one has found any mention of a death panel. Remember Obama’s Death Panels ? No, they didn’t exist.

#Aging: $450 Billion in Unpaid Care Another Likely Drag On Economy

Non Profit Marketing 360

AARP’s report states that over 42 million Americans put in over 18 hours a week in family healthcare, and the numbers rise to over 61 million people if we count simply people providing health assistance in a given year. an hour (considered the national average by AARP), some $450 billion goes unpaid to these familial or neighborly healthcare providers. Yet so too is there a political dimension to the rising burden of ‘free’ familial healthcare.

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#Aging: We May Have To/Want To Work Longer. Will We Live Longer?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Coughlin cogently points out that ‘retirement planning’ needs to be both financial and lifestyle, that the planning must be done in one’s younger years (by the 40s for sure), and that businesses and governments must act in an enlightened manner to encourage sound fiscal and healthcare policy for the sake of long-term profits and social wellbeing. Then the question becomes ‘how will we pay for their healthcare if they are not able to work?’

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#SOCIALNETWORKS: Let Flickr Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story As It Happens

Non Profit Marketing 360

Advice Branding Campaigns Cause Marketing Communications Design Geo-Location Healthcare How-to Marketing Skills Media Review Nonprofit Public Relations Reviews Social Media Software Review Video communication Facebook Flickr Google Non-profit organization Online Communities Photo sharing Social network Technology videoA picture, they say, is worth a thousand words.

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#Aging: Medicare On The Chopping Block Of Debt ‘Compromise’

Non Profit Marketing 360

So as the political debate over healthcare revamps for the 2012 elections, Ms. Aging Health Healthcare Low-Income National/International News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Opinion Politics Retirement Living Seniors Life Federal Aviation Administration Federal Budget Joe Lieberman Medicare Medicare Rights Center Social SecurityAs most of us raise a sigh of relief that the debt ceiling was raised and a vague compromise to trim $1.2

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Health Care Social Media Review #21: Social Media Taps Digital Health

SocialButterfly

Refer to this article by Healthy Startups on the 100 Trends That Will Change Healthcare in 2013 for a full list of potential relatives. Some groups have put together more scholarly definitions: Digitome : Digital Health is the use of technologies and networks by all stakeholders (doctors, patients, scientists, payers and providers) to enhance collaboration and personalisation, and to reduce the cost of healthcare. Information is the lifeblood of health and healthcare.

#GRANTS: The Lawrence Foundation Can Help Your Environmental Or Health Program

Non Profit Marketing 360

Community Development Environment Fundraising Grants Health Healthcare How-to Nonprofit Philanthropy Resource Charitable organization development Foundation Grant-Making Foundations Jeff Lawrence Lawrence Foundation Non-profit organization philanthropyIn our ongoing periodic series on sources for grants, we have focused on foundations tied to the great tech companies of our day.

#ProAging: Telestroke/Telemedicine Tests Show Excellent Cost & Health Benefits

Non Profit Marketing 360

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#ProAging: Telestroke/Telemedicine Tests Show Excellent Cost & Health Benefits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Communications Health Healthcare Retirement Living Seniors Life Study Technology Video Wellness Agriculture in the United States American Academy of Neurology communication Cost-effectiveness analysis Diagnosis Health care Mayo Clinic Neurology University of Utah School of Medicine video

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#ProAging: Social Security Recipients Enjoy COLA For First Time In Two Years

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Civics Community Healthcare News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Report Retirement Living Seniors Life Associated Press COLA Cost of Living Allowance economy Government Great Recession Medicare ProAging Retirement Social Security United StatesSocial Security has built into its law and budgets a ‘ Cost of Living Adjustment ‘ (COLA) tied to inflation and/or rising prices.

#Aging: Social Security Recipients Enjoy COLA For First Time In Two Years

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Civics Community Healthcare News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Report Retirement Living Seniors Life COLA Cost of Living Allowance economy Government Great Recession Medicare Social SecuritySocial Security has built into its law and budgets a ‘Cost of Living Adjustment’ (COLA) tied to inflation and/or rising prices. Those prices have, if anything, fallen during The Great Recession, so recipients have not seen a COLA since 2009.

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#Aging: Health-Care Reform Showing Small Advantages For Medicare Recipients

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Civics Health Healthcare Independent Living Low-Income National/International News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Politics Retirement Living Seniors Life Wellness Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services economy Health care Health care reform low-income Medicare Medicare Part D Medicare Part D coverage gapShrinking, but not gone until 2020. Politics have roughed up most of our attitudes towards health reform.

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#Aging: Likely Further Medicare Cuts Hurt Stocks Of Numerous Care Companies

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Assisted Living Healthcare National/International News and Current Affairs Nursing Home Politics Retirement Living Wellness Business economy Elder Care Elderly care Health care Hospital Investing Joe Baker Medicaid Medicare Nursing home United States White HouseWhile the ‘compromise’ over the debt ceiling was being shouted over , many analysts noted that the world’s stock markets were, at most, simply unnerved.

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#Aging: Advancements In Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Can Lead To Advancements In Treatment

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Health Healthcare Independent Living Interview Nonprofit Retirement Living Seniors Life Technology Video Video Interview Alzheimer's disease Dementia Health care Mayo Clinic Pat Summitt videoImage via Wikipedia.

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#ProAging: GAP Index Highlights Global Challenges Of Care For Aging

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Civics Communications Community Health Healthcare National/International News and Current Affairs Nonprofit Politics Publications Report Resource Retirement Living Seniors Life Aging Baby Boomers Baby Boom Generation Center for Strategic and International Studies economy Great Recession Population ProAging RetirementThe fact of the aging of the global population is something our readers are likely at least acquainted with.

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#Aging: Small Ailments, Left Unchecked, Can Lead To Big Concerns

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Assisted Living Blogs Fitness Health Healthcare Independent Living Publications Retirement Living Seniors Life Wellness AARP alzheimer Alzheimer's disease Dementia ExerciseMost (post-)industrial western societies tend to see aging as a decline from the creativity and energy of young adulthood. The experiences and wisdom of longer life tend to be downplayed against the physical changes wrought by age.

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#Aging: Caregiving For Parents So Common Most Do Not Report It

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Assisted Living Community eNewsletter Health Healthcare Independent Living Report Resource Retirement Living Seniors Life Wellness AARP American Association of Retired Persons Baby Boomers Caregiver economy Health care Medicare Parent United StatesCaregiving among younger people as their Boomer parents move toward retirement is so common that they do not even consider it caregiving.

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#SocialNetworks: How Can Social Media Help You When Disaster Strikes?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Case Study Climate Change Communications Environment Facebook Geo-Location Health Healthcare Media Review National/International News and Current Affairs Social Media Twitter American Red Cross communication International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement IPhone Natural disaster Social network TechnologyNatural disasters have been a part of human history since Noah. What has changed is how we get information about – and request help in the midst of – natural disasters.

#Aging: Medicare’s Open Enrollment Opens & Can Save Elders From Poverty

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Health Healthcare National/International News and Current Affairs Politics Publications Report Resource Retirement Living Seniors Life economy Great Recession Health insurance Medicare Poverty Social SecurityClick to Enlarge. Medicare’s open enrollment for next year begins on October 15th and runs through December 7th (an unfortunate date in the lives of many of the GI Generation). Information on Medicare’s medical plans can be found here.

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#Aging: Study Shows Americans Optimistic and Unprepared For Retirement (Part 1 of 2)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Assisted Living Audio Interview Community Health Healthcare Independent Living Public Media Resource Retirement Living Seniors Life Study Wellness economy Harvard School of Public Health Health insurance NPR Pension Retirement Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Social SecurityClick to enlarge. Over the last few days, National Public Radio (NPR) has been presenting the findings of an in-depth survey and study of how recent retirees and soon-to-be retirees (those over 50) view retirement.

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Capturing Awe to Inspire Change

SocialButterfly

This week’s Healthcare Experience Design (HxD) conference found at #hxd2013 brings to mind the concept of “awe” in designing for change. Social Innovation Uncategorized Awe designing change encouragement Healthcare Experience Design social good design usability user-centered design How are you inspiring awe? Stanford researchers found that awe expands people’s perception of time, alters decision making and enhances well-being.

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Resources For Issues Concerning Older Americans

Non Profit Marketing 360

Aging Assisted Living Blogs Communications Community Health Healthcare Independent Living Newsletter Nursing Home Resource Retirement Living Seniors Life Social Media Tweets Twitter Video communication Elderly care Home care New York Times Nursing home Senior Health Social network videoNumerous resources are available online and in print for information about elder care, aging, homes for older Americans, etc.