Articles by Shirley Williams
Shirley William's professional career spans Biotechnology, Brand & Generic Pharmaceuticals, IBM Business Consulting Services, Healthcare and now Social Media. She is a certified practitioner and professional in Change Management (Prosci), Project Management (PMP/PMI) and Social Media (OMCP, Online Marketing Certified Professional).
Under the umbrella of socializing health care, I recently had the opportunity to interview Colleen Young, Founder of Healthcare Social Media Canada and Engagement & Community Manager of the Canadian Virtual Hospice . The topic was: “ What is the social activity in the health care space and how is it enabling our approach on health care?” I was thrilled that I could get into...Full Article »
I recently attended (well listened-in) to the Medicine 2.0 conference. I found the Patient Bloggers Panel was one of the most memorable sessions of the conference. Why? It was a reminder of the human-side of Healthcare. I was struck by the number of patients that do indeed blog and the reasons why they have turned to the social web. However what was more enlightening, and at the same time...Full Article »Events of Interest