#HITsm Chat

#HITsm TweetChat, Oct. 24, 2014

Moderator: Jennifer Dunphy, Get Real Health 

Topic: Technology + Timely Care


Topic 1: How can Patient Engagement affect outcomes for breast cancer patients? What can we do to better engage them?

Topic 2: How can technology such as PHRs improve complex cancer cases & patient experience throughout the lifespan of the disease?

Topic 3: How can technology help friends, families and caregivers through the lifespan of cancer care and help them support the patient?

Topic 4: With the complex oral regimens that come with breast cancer oncology, how can technology and PHRs get a handle and improve medication adherence?

Topic 5: In what ways can technology help decrease costs and time associated with beginning treatment?


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.

Chats are held at 11 a.m, CST, every Friday. Cancellations will be noted in Upcoming Chats, located on this page. During the chat, topics will be announced by the @HealthStandards Twitter account.

It’s easy to join the Twitter conversation by following along by searching for #HITsm on Twitter and tagging your tweets with #HITsm so they can be seen by the other chat participants.

To suggest a future #HITsm moderator, please Tweet your recommendations to @healthstandards or @OchoTex.