29 May, 2015

The Social Oncology Project 2015: Understanding the Ecosystem

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Starting in 2013, my colleagues and I have published an annual report called The Social Oncology Project. The past two years, we have looked across all digital communications and surfaced [...]

12 March, 2015

Decoding the cancer center constituent – A new research study

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Did you know that the online audience of American cancer centers are huge fans of Food Network stars? If not, you're not the only one - but the veil is [...]

3 March, 2015

Online physicians fight back against bad science reported in the media

By |March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|0 Comments

Dr. Jen Gunter, Bad Science Slayer As the media continues to struggle with “balanced” reporting of vaccine issues, physicians have become increasingly determined to call out the outlets [...]

25 February, 2015

MDigitalLife at SXSW 2015

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Yes, there will be lots of Texas BBQ at #SXSW2O this year! Aaron Strout, my colleague at W2O Group (our parent company) recently published his preview of the [...]

19 February, 2015

2015’s biggest health story was broken by a doctor – not a reporter

By |February 19th, 2015|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , |5 Comments

Who hasn't seen THIS in the news? Measles Makes an Unwelcome Visit to Disneyland (NPR - Link) Health Alert after Disneyland linked to measles outbreak (LA Times - Link) Mickey, [...]

14 January, 2015

Why the Mayo Clinic’s Social Media Health Network Matters

By |January 14th, 2015|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: |1 Comment

I remember reading about it for the first time. I was at Humana, trying to figure out how and whether social media had any place in a healthcare company - [...]

26 November, 2014

Not Pushing the Tryptophan Myth: Doctors Debunk Turkey Food Coma

By |November 26th, 2014|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It's that time of year again. Leaves changing color (unless you're in Texas), football of the professional and college variety (high school too, again if you you're in Texas), and [...]

20 November, 2014

Patients and advocacy organizations at the heart of #LCSM

By |November 20th, 2014|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It’s lung cancer awareness month and physicians, patients, caregivers and advocacy groups are coming online en masse to raise awareness for the number 1 cancer killer. Actually, they’ve been here [...]

14 November, 2014

The world’s doctors pile on Dr. Oz’ twitter hashtag

By |November 14th, 2014|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: |7 Comments

It's no secret that practicing physicians - at least those who are active online - are no fans of the Dr. Oz show. For several years, he's been a lightning [...]

5 November, 2014

Diabetes Awareness Efforts Affect Physician Conversation

By |November 5th, 2014|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , |0 Comments

In case you didn’t know, November is American Diabetes Month®. So we at MDigitalLife thought it would only be fitting to dig into our plethora of data to see what [...]