Communications, Social Media, and Public Health

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Communications, Social Media, and Public Health

Tim Hutchinson, Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Division, Public Health Agency of Canada
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TOPIC: Communications, Social Media, and Public Health
Plenary Session 6 at Public Sector Social Media 2011: Increasing Participation and Collaboration with Web 2.0
WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 3:30 p.m
WHERE: Ottawa
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Tim Hutchinson,
Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Division, Public Health Agency of Canada

Many public health organizations have begun to use social media to improve treatment outcomes and enhance public health initiatives. In this wide-ranging discussion, Tim Hutchinson will touch on some social media fundamentals, such as return on investment and measurement, while focusing on social media’s great potential to help healthcare providers more effectively:

  • promote health and prevention

  • support management of health conditions

  • foster greater collaboration and information

  • sharing among public health professionals

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 10:00am
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