Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles related to healthcare social media (#HCSM) in the past 2-4 weeks:
Medical student views on Facebook profile screening by residency admissions committees: "pictures are irrelevant' http://bit.ly/1k5UhFy
Practical experience with Twitter journal club: Post-publication peer review and enhanced research literacy http://bit.ly/1khuZEF
Don't close blog comments on your site. See how one comment changed influenza treatment: http://buff.ly/1hDJ2MN and http://buff.ly/1i5b3le
Would you tell everyone this? Facebook conversations as health promotion interventions http://buff.ly/1mcEfrb - Didn't work.
The intelligent use of digital tools and social media in practice management [Chest. 2014] http://bit.ly/1j7QVhT
Pediatric surgery on YouTube: Is the truth out there? http://buff.ly/1ipft6A - Videos by medical professionals were more accurate. Authors: 50% by medical professionals, 41% by lay persons, 8% by fundraising organizations,
Social Media for Studying Rare Diseases: patients who have similar diseases cluster "virtually" online via social media http://buff.ly/1ipevHj
A Community of Curious Souls: An Analysis of Commenting Behavior on TED Talks Videos. http://buff.ly/1j4c2QD - It was found that commenters were more likely to discuss the characteristics of a presenter on YouTube, whereas commenters tended to engage with the talk content on the TED website. In addition, people tended to be more emotional when the speaker was a woman (by leaving comments that were either positive or negative).
More than 50% YouTube videos on gallstone disease are misleading. Credible videos by physicians are needed (study) http://buff.ly/1fe9FIE
Social media impact factor: the top ten dermatology journals on Facebook and twitter. http://buff.ly/1k5jTzq
Change of terminology: from Quantified Self to "massive data exhaust" http://buff.ly/1m1KGfB
Integrating Social Media in Your Hospital’s Communications | How Mayo Clinic does it http://buff.ly/1f259m9
The articles were selected from Twitter @DrVes and and RSS subscriptions. Please feel free to send suggestions for articles to clinicalcases at gmail.com and you will receive an acknowledgement in the next edition of this publication.