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Australian hospitals behind on social media

11 June 2014

THE advent of online resources, free social media platforms and a strong social networking presence amongst the Australian public has, unfortunately, not boosted social media offerings by Australian hospitals. While public hospitals show a...

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How social media has impacted health

23 April 2014

SOCIAL media is one of the most talked about disruptions to marketing in decades, but how is it impactful for the health care industry? For a generation who is more likely to...

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50 ways to tweet health like a Twitter pro

21 April 2014

TWITTER is a fantastic social media platform for science and healthcare information. Get more followers and increase engagement for your medical practice or health brand with Ceutica's 50 Tweetable Twitter Tips. The twitter platform has...

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DonateLife Week 2014 - Have the conversation

26 February 2014

DID you know that one organ and tissue donor can transform the lives of 10 or more people? Organ and tissue donation saves lives. In 2013, organ donors gave 1,222 Australians a new...

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Can Twitter predict postnatal depression?

20 February 2014

POSTNATAL depression, also known as postpartum depression, is a type of depression which can affect women after giving birth. Microsoft has discovered a way to predict postnatal depression by monitoring a woman's Twitter...

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Engaging patients through social media

03 February 2014

THE rise of digital technologies has had a transformational impact across everyday life and business globally including healthcare. There has been exponential growth in use of the internet, social media and online communication.  The...

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Let's talk about safe sex

28 January 2014

NEW statistics released last year at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference revealed some disturbing trends about sexually transmitted diseases. They also suggest the safe sex message is not always getting through to young...

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Is it time to regulate medical apps in Australia?

21 January 2014

MONASH University researchers have called for the development of guidelines on the use of mobile devices and medical apps in clinical practice to ensure safety and quality. While there are many obvious benefits to...

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Can social media curb the spread of disease?

13 December 2013

MONITORING social media websites like Twitter could help health officials and providers identify severe medical outbreaks in real-time, according to a San Diego State University study published last month in the Journal of Medical Internet...

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New ways to connect and collaborate

10 December 2013

SOCIAL MEDIA is still in its formative years, but it is no longer a fad. This is a new era of science communication. Social networking through new media is an entrenched way...

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