If you haven’t already, check out the HCLDR Twitter chats every Tuesday evening (Eastern time). They’re insightful and a great way to connect with others who are tackling similar challenges in healthcare. I especially liked this one about healthcare and Twitter — and another recent one about creating movements in healthcare.
Blog post by Colin Hung
Have we past the Twitter peak? Is Twitter in decline?
These were the questions that John Lynn @techguy and I recently debated. We were talking about how each of us were doing more and more outside of Twitter (like Blabs, podcasts and videos) and I made the comment that Twitter seemed to be slowly dying as a conduit for healthcare communication. John disagreed and pointed to sustained high volume of clickthrus to his various #HealthIT blogs via Twitter.
As is usual with John, he had some keen insight to offer:
I think we’re seeing the ascendency of video and visual, but not necessarily the decline of Twitter. Kind of reminds me of people who said that email was dead. Email is not dead and is still extremely powerful. Twitter is too. I do think the heyday of Twitter is over. Building a following on Twitter…
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