Session to Address How Social Media Enhances Patient Engagement
(ROCKVILLE, MD) April 17, 2009 The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM) has added a new session to the schedule for its upcoming Mid-Atlantic Healthcare IT Conference to be held April 30, 2009, in Bethesda, MD.
Health 2.0: Improving Communications will explore how the different social media channels are being used to allow patients, physicians and payers to locate and disseminate information while improving communications. Our speakers will be Arvinder Singh, Senior Vice President at CNSI and Marc Hausman, President and CEO of Strategic Communications Group.
"We are seeing a significant shift in where people go for trusted information about their health and treatment options," said Rick Harris, Executive Director, MdTech Division of TCM. "Web 2.0 tools promise to improve the convenience of care and streamline the healthcare delivery process. This session is a relevant, must-attend for anyone concerned about electronic health records."
The session will also include the results of a recent survey conducted by Strategic Communications Group, Inc. on the adoption of social media by the healthcare industry. Health 2.0: Improving Communications will be held on Thursday April 30th from 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. within the Mid-Atlantic Healthcare IT Conference in Bethesda, MD.
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