The spring of 2012 is bringing with it all kinds of positive change and transitions. It’s not just that the days are getting longer and warmer, either. The change that we saw with the emergence of social media and the web over the past few years seems to be finally taking root in the day [...]
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Article written by: John Weeks, Executive Director, Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC) Sometimes black humor is the right ice-breaker. So when I participate in interprofessional education/care gatherings lately on behalf of the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC – www.accahc.org), I sometimes use this line: Our silos are [...]
In one of her final blog posts of 2011, Colleen_Young wrote a piece called #HCSMCA Wishes for 2012. She encouraged members of the Health Care Social Media Canada community to share their ‘wishes’ for the new year in 140 characters or less. Here’s our contribution to the Wishes for 2012: In 2012, my #hcsmca will [...]
2011 has been quite a year for interprofessionalism in Canada, the USA, and beyond! And CIHC is doing its part to continue the amazing dialogue into 2012 by bringing back our popular monthly twitter-based conversation #IPChat! #IPChat will happen on the last Wednesday of every month at 2PM ET (just after #HCSMCA wraps). #IPChat will [...]
The CIHC Interprofessional Collaboration Competency Framework provides consistent content to guide both learners and practitioners. Although the framework can assist those wanting to know how to demonstrate when IPC is being practiced, it lacks a valid and reliable measure. An international working group from Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia [...]
What a great conference! The biennial Collaborating Across Borders conference was held this year at the sprawling El Conquistador Hotel and Resort in Tucson, Arizona and it was amazing in many ways. Tucson is a stunningly beautiful place and there were so many people attending the conference that the hotel was over-booked and some attendees [...]
Please check out the presentation, Social Media Readiness for Health Care Organizations, delivered by Sean Cranbury at the Collaborating Across Borders III Conference in Tucson, Arizona on November 20th 2011. Social Media Readiness for Health Care Organizations: Collaborating Across Borders III Conference, Tucson, Az. 2011 View more presentations from Sean Cranbury
One Tuesday May 24th at the new W2 Media Cafe in Vancouver DTES a few brave health care professionals gathered to talk about new ideas in health care and social media. This meeting was held as a part of our growing local group of #HCSMCA (Healthcare Social Media Canada) participants. It should be noted that [...]
On Wednesday April 20th at 1PM ET health care practitioners and people interested in healthcare from across Canada and beyond will gather on twitter to participate in the weekly #HCSMCA (Health Care Social Media Canada) conversation. #HCSMCA has been gathering followers and participants – more than 1000 and counting – since it launched in September [...]
The tide continues to rise around the HCSMCA as more and more people join the network and participate in the weekly tweetchat.
Everyone paying attention to this space will know that I have interviewed Colleen Young – the hugely respected woman who created the hashtag #HCSMCA and started a movement – a few times for this blog.