Social Media

Pinterest – A Positively Perfect Web Curation Tool!

Pinterest – A Positively Perfect Web Curation Tool!

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Although there are a multitude of social media software available, Pinterest has been slowly climbing to the top of the heap since late 2009 when first launched by founder Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra and Evan Sharp. With 200 million users, Pinterest ranks 19th for sheer popularity, but achieves eighth place worldwide for general purpose… Read more →

Pinterest

Pinning Treasures with Pinterest

I practically live on my computer. That is a common statement in this day and age, I know – but as a baby boomer, I think I am a bit of an anomaly. In the process of so much digital time, I come across many sites and online resources worth bookmarking. My browser bookmarks are extensive, but not really all… Read more →

The Guide to the Future of Medicine

Download the White Paper with Infographic by Bertalan Meskó (MD, PhD) An interesting infographic and white paper is available on Dr Meskó’s site with tips and predictions on where technology in health care is headed. The author writes: “Being a medical futurist means I work on bringing disruptive technologies to medicine & healthcare; assisting medical professionals and students in using… Read more →

Twitter Tips

Twitter and Nurses: Tips for Tweeting

Twitter is considered one of the most popular social media platforms and offers an unusual micro-blogging approach to sharing with friends, colleagues, and other followers. The most unique aspect of Twitter is that it allows only 140 character posts. Thus, the writer needs to learn to share a thought, idea, event, resource, and so on in a concise yet meaningful… Read more →