NHS working with tech giants to battle coronavirus fake news
The NHS has announced it will work with the likes of Google and Twitter to help the public get easy access to accurate NHS information about coronavirus.
Babylon Health tries to rubbish noted Twitter critic as ‘troll’
Babylon Health has hit back at Twitter critic Dr David Watkins, who has persistently raised concerns about the company’s symptom triage chatbot service.
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Mobile health and apps news in brief
Our latest mobile health and apps round up features news that a survey by Roche Products Ltd has revealed there is an appetite for the NHS App
Poll reveals Digital Health readers’ top priority for national CCIO
A poll has revealed that half of Digital Health News readers believe interoperability standards should be the top priority for the new NHS national CCIO, Dr Simon Eccles.
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New national CCIO tweets his five key priorities for NHS IT
The new national CCIO, Dr Simon Eccles, revealed on Twitter that his main priority for IT in the NHS was to let patients “view records and care plan”.
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Patient.co.uk hearts social media
When Patient.co.uk wanted to promote its ‘Q score’ heart health tool, it turned to social media. Fiona Barr discovers why its Twitter and Facebook campaign both worked and won an EHI Award.
Dr Ranj’s social media dos and don’ts
Social media “opens you up” to public view, but also gives you the opportunity to inform and inspire people, Dr Ranj told EHI Live 2014.
EHI Live interview: Dr Ranj
The presenter of ‘Get Well Soon’ will be visiting EHI Live 2014. He told EHI about his “inner geek”, the role of social media in healthcare, and his experience of NHS IT.
Tweets measuring quality of care
Healthcare bosses should be careful when using “unstructured” Twitter feedback to measure the quality of a hospital’s care, according to a study done by researchers from Imperial College and Oxford University.
GPs can ride the social media highway
A practical guide to help UK doctors navigate the ethical and confidentiality dilemmas posed by social media has been published by the Royal College of General Practitioners.