Dec 18, 2013
This week on The Voice, our host Alex Reid sits down with Ann Fuller, Director of Public Relations at CHEO and Daniela Crivianu-Gaita, Vice-President and Chief Information Officer at SickKids. Ann and Daniela both spoke at the Public Sector Social Media Conference in Ottawa in November.
They both shared how they used social media in their hospitals to improve the healthcare service. By using tools like YouTube, Facebook and mobile apps, healthcare professionals could give families the information they need to understand and monitor their condition and connect with their peers. Not only does this make medical information more accessible, but it helps our healthcare professionals focus on giving families the best and most effective care.
If you’d like more information about the different resources available, here are some examples mentioned during the episode:
- The innovative work at SickKids, including the online crowdsourcing tool, WiKidea.
- The successful app myIBD
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