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Online Social Networks in Health and Healthcare

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Date/Time:July 30, 2008
Title:Online Social Networks in Health and Healthcare
Presenter:Patricia Anderson

 


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Online Social Networks in Health & Healthcare
PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Taubman Health Sciences Library, pfa@umich.edu
Why?

“Are social networks really worth it?”

“The web is better when it’s social”
Why?
Connection, communication, collaboration, consultation
Discuss & share information (articles, photos, videos, cases, data, methodologies)
Q&A, rapid response (sometimes), serendipitous discovery
Global, international connections & opportunities
Find employment & research opportunities
Emerging trends, topics, medications, treatments, insights in your field
Why?
Study partners for USMLE & board exams
Facilitate translational research - bench to bedside
Disease or behavior tracking in populations
Support groups, lifestyle change & behavior modification
Recruit research study & clinical trial candidates
Create online community for alumni, patrons, clients
Why? – Take Two
Efficiency possibilities
Build professional communities
Clinical
Research
Management
Build learning communities
Build sharing communities
Build community support through outreach
What makes an online social network?
Tech that supports
Sharing
Defining “your folks” (friends, groups)
Commenting, discussion, dialogue
Active community & individuals who use these features to support interaction and community building
Networking through social media
Who are your people?
Where is your conversation?

Youtube, Flickr, VoiceThread, ManyEyes.
Blogs & Blogger
Wikis: Wetpaint
Twitter, SocialThing, FriendFeed
Networking through social media
Flickr example
Networking for networking
Popular social networking sites
myspace
facebook
opensocial
livejournal
xanga
mycyberspace
bebo
orkut
friendster
Hi5
linkedin
Networking for networking
Make your own social network
Ning
free, popular - >90,000 networks
ELGG - open source software
More social networking platforms:
TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart: http://www.techcrunch.com/wp-content/wlsn_comparison_chart.html
Trends - Google Friends
Do it yourself social networking on your own web site or blog
Health networks - for doctors
Ozmosis
trust + intelligence + personalization
relationship building + knowledge sharing + real-time collaboration
Health networks - for doctors
Ozmosis - knowledge sharing
Health networks - for doctors
Sermo
Health networks - for doctors
SocialMD
Health networks - for healthcare
TownieCentral.com
Health networks - for dentists
DentalTown
HygeineTown
DentalLabTown
Health networks - for research
BioMedExperts
Health networks - for nurses
American Nurses Association - Nursing World
Health networks - for nurses
NurseLink
Health networks - for nurses
NaBloPoMo - Nurses United
Health networks - for students plus
Tiromed
Health networks - for students plus
DoctorsHangout
Health networks - for students
Student Dentist
Health networks - collaborating across bins
Within3
Health networks - for wellness
Gyminee
Health networks - for support groups
DailyStrength
Health networks - for support groups
Acor.org (Association of Cancer Online Resources)
Health networks - for families
MyFamilyHealth.com
Health networks - others
Healthcare consumers
Other practitioners
Clinical managers and marketers
Researchers
Informaticians
Considerations
Who is allowed in?
Security
Privacy
Openness / transparency
Authority
Underlying purpose or motives of founding persons or organization
Standards vary internationally for patient confidentiality guidelines
How active is the community
Effort required to make it useful and viable
Links — Social Media & Networks
Blogger: http://www.blogger.com
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com
FriendFeed: http://www.friendfeed.com
ManyEyes: http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/
SocialThing: http://socialthing.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com
VoiceThread: http://voicethread.com
Wetpaint: http://www.wetpaint.com
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com
Links - General Social NetWork Tools
Bebo: http://bebo.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com
Friendster: http://www.friendster.com
hi5: http://hi5.com
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com
Livejournal: http://www.livejournal.com
MySpace: http://www.myspace.com
Orkut: http://www.orkut.com
Xanga: http://www.xanga.com
Links — Make Your Own
ELGG: http://elgg.org/
Google Friend Connect: http://www.google.com/friendconnect/
Google OpenSocial: http://code.google.com/apis/opensocial
Ning: http://www.ning.com/
TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart: http://www.techcrunch.com/wp-content/wlsn_comparison_chart.html
Links — Health & Medical
ANA NursingWorld: http://www.nursingworld.org
NurseLinkUP: http://nurselinkup.com
Ozmosis: http://www.ozmosis.com
Sermo: http://www.sermo.com
SocialMD: http://www.socialmd.com
TiroMED: http://www.tiromed.com
Within3: http://www.within3.com

Links – On Ning
Café Chronique: http://cafechronique.ning.com/
Chiro Connector: http://chiroconnector.ning.com/
ChiroShare: http://chirostop.ning.com/
Diabetes TalkFest: http://diabetestalkfest.ning.com/
Disability Resource Exchange: http://www.disabilityresourceexchange.com/
DoctorsHangout: http://doctorshangout.ning.com/
Epidermolysis Bullosa Friends: http://ebfriends.ning.com/
Fibromyalgia: http://fibromyalgia.ning.com/
Gastric Bypass: http://gastricbypass.ning.com/
Links - On Ning 2
Healthcare Marketing: http://healthcaremarketing.ning.com/
Healthcare with a Heart: http://healthcarewithaheart.ning.com/
Health Informatics Forum: http://healthinformaticsforum.ning.com/
Hospital Impact: http://hospitalimpact.ning.com/
Illness-Disability-Healthcare-Caregiver Ministry Network: http://illnessministry.ning.com/
iMed Exchange: http://imedexchange.ning.com/
Links - On Ning 3
Assessment for Taubman Health Sciences Library: http://libassess.ning.com/
Library 2.0: Medical and Health Science Libraries: http://library20.ning.com/group/medicalandhealthsciencelibraries
Medical Writing: http://medicalwriting.ning.com/
Meharry Medical College: Alumni: http://meharryalum.ning.com/
MLA 09: http://mla09.wetpaint.com/
My Irritable Bowel Syndrome: http://myirritablebowelsyndrome.com/
Links — On Ning 4
NaBloPoMo: Nurses United: http://nablopomo.ning.com/group/nursesunited
PlanetCancer: http://myplanetcancer.ning.com/
Research & Media: http://researchandmedia.ning.com/
Kosmix RightHealth: http://righthealth.ning.com/
Student Dentist: http://studentdentist.ning.com/
Tu Diabetes: http://tudiabetes.ning.com/
Want more?
http://davidrothman.net/2007/05/07/more-social-networks-for-clinicians/

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