Read the article. Apply social media technologies and workflows to challenges you and your organization are facing to keep patients safe and monitored during stay-at-home mandates.
DISCUSSION: Read the article: Create or discuss an innovative digital health intervention using social media technologies
Begin with a social media technology in mind. Blog, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook etc., and integration of these with patient generated data, thereto. Chapter 9 offers some ideas.
Select a total of 2 different technologies.
Define and apply each in an implementable digital health intervention to a different clinical/medical need which benefits from increased (or sustained patient) engagement.
Social media based interactions may be between any of the following: client, a health system, health plan, and/or patient’s provider.
Discuss how your social media based DHI is
Specific to an identified problem, population, location, diagnosis. (You may use the same population from previous assignments)
Safe: be sure to have a way to audit for unsafe practices (manual, automatic)
Relevant; why is your DHI important right now?
Triggered; is it time-based or event/routine based or conditions based?
Effective; (how will you measure for long term sustainability, clinical or behavioral benefits?)
Sustainable (postulate financial and operational sustainability,)
Article: Ventola, C. L. (2014). Social media and health care professionals: benefits, risks, and best practices (Links to an external site.). Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 39(7), 491.