Dec. 6 #HITsm Chat topics by Jennifer Dennard
Topic 1: Are you more or less likely to use a health app that has been certified by a third party like Happtique?
Background reading: 10 companies paid Happtique for health app certification
Topic 2: The 23andMe FDA saga continues. Is government oversight helping or hindering potential HC breakthroughs via big data?
Topic 3: Speaking of Big Data, how will Apple’s acquisition of Twitter data analytics firm Topsy potentially impact healthcare? #HITsm
Background reading: Apple Buys Real-Time Access to Twitter Feed with Topsy
Topic 4: As conference season winds down, what events have you enjoyed the most? Recommendations for 2014?
Topic 5: In this season of giving, how can the #HIT community give back? Feel free to share examples/favorite causes.
Background reading: 7 healthcare nonprofits you should support with an unselfie on #givingtuesday
For those not familiar with #HITsm TweetChats, #HITsm is an acronym for “healthcare IT social media” and we focus on current topics that are influencing healthcare technology, health IT, and the use of social media in healthcare.
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