Tag Archives: Social

HIEs more pervasive, interacting with community and social service groups

The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative finds health information exchanges are increasingly moving data and partnering with at least one or more entities. HIEs now are connecting blood banks, first responders, school nurses, drug and alcohol treatment programs, dialysis centers, social services organizations and correctional health, among other entities. In its first national HIE survey,… Read More »

New social media scheme encourages girls to follow positive figures such as Michelle Obama

A groundbreaking scheme shown to “transform” the mental health of youngsters will soon be rolled out at schools across the country. The project, which diverts them from negative influences on social media such as photoshopped models and the Kardashian clan, was built on a study of teenagers who were asked to follow at least four inspirational… Read More »

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young ‘influencers’

(Reuters) – Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new “heated tobacco” device, including a 21-year-old woman in Russia. The company’s internal “marketing standards” prohibit it from promoting tobacco products with youth-oriented… Read More »