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#HCSM: Life of a Hashtag

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Social Media

Jun 9, 2014

#hcsm healthcare social media
Healthcare professionals actively using social media are likely to come across a variety of healthcare-related hashtags on a regular basis. One of the more commonly used hashtags you’ll see is #HCSM – an acronym for Healthcare Social Media. While hashtags were made popular through Twitter, several other social media outlets – including Facebo...

eMedCert Launches ACLS, PALS, and BLS Certification and Recertification Courses

Posted by Adam Rapp | eMedCert Announcements

May 27, 2014

ACLS PLS BLS Certification and Recertification Courses
We are proud to announce the official launch of eMedCert! This launch is headlined by the unveiling of our updated website which now offers entirely online medical certifications, in addition to our preexisting blog. Our certifications are geared to provide healthcare professionals with the most convenient, affordable, and effective online...

Why Online Medical Education Is Here To Stay: Part II

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Technology

May 12, 2014

Online Medical Education
Part II of the series on online medical education focuses on the future structure of digital instruction in healthcare, and what we can learn from the successes of Khan Academy and Moocs. In 2004, Salman Khan was living in Boston while remotely tutoring his cousin in New Orleans via telephone and Yahoo Doodle. Once her grade drastic...

Why Online Medical Education Is Here To Stay: Part I

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Technology

May 5, 2014

Online Medical Education
Recent technological advances have created a variety of opportunities for online medical education. While modernized schooling methods continue to gain steam, let’s dig deeper into the reasons why digital learning has been so effective, and why we believe the use of online medical education will continue to grow. Before we begin, it is import...

Top 100 Twitter Accounts For Healthcare Professionals To Follow

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Social Media

Apr 28, 2014

twitter accounts for healthcare professionals to follow
Many healthcare professionals are now turning to Twitter as a valuable resource to add to their knowledge base. Staying updated on the latest happenings within the healthcare world is a necessity for all medical professionals. New intelligence continually arises from the constant research and fieldwork being conducted. It is essential for all...