Support the SMAC! Crusade Against Cancer

The following is the launch post of my friend and digital colleague, Jennifer Windrum. This campaign and story really hits home for me for a number of reasons and the way she has gone about creating a solution dedicated to her mother (who was … [Continue reading]

Alert: NYC Board of Health Approves Soda Ban

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  A little bit of breaking news here folks - Just a few minutes ago the New York City Health Department just approved the ban on large soda. Here is a recap of the soda ban post we had up earlier in the summer to refresh your memory on … [Continue reading]

The Impact of Health IT and What it Means for You

"Oh yeah, I totally understand the health care system and the role that I, as well as doctors, nurses and other medical staff interact on my behalf" - No One. Let's face it, the health care system hasn't been something that any of us would call … [Continue reading]

FastForward Health Film Project Needs Your Support!

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Hey folks! First of all, I want to thank each of you for connecting with Pulse + Signal and reading about issues, perspectives and people moving public health forward through innovation. Over the next few months there will be some changes that I … [Continue reading]

In Review: 2012 National Health Communications, Marketing & Media Conference (Part 1)

This post was originally featured on the Disruptive Women in Health Care blog with my overall thoughts from the recent conference.  I recently got back from attending the 6th National Health Communications, Marketing and Media conference in … [Continue reading]

How Healthcare Pros are Using Social Media (Infographic)

Ok so I recently folded under pressure from colleagues (or maybe I was really curious) and decided to check out all the fuss around Pinterest. Apparently, it's the fastest growing social network or something and recently opened up to everyone to get … [Continue reading]

New Media Discussions at AIDS 2012 Conference

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All this week, thought leaders from various sectors of society and from all over the world have descended on Washington DC to discuss next steps in addressing HIV/AIDS at the International AIDS Conference. Covering topics such as clinical science and … [Continue reading]

“Many Shades of Gay” HIV Prevention Campaign Shows Future of Public Health

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  In early June the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) launched “Many Shades of Gay”, a cross-media prevention campaign with global creative agency ATTIK to encourage gay and bi-sexual men to get tested for HIV.  The campaign orbits around … [Continue reading]

In Review: 2012 Games for Health Conference

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Last week I had the wonderful opportunity to attend my first Games for Health conference. Yes, you heard right – a conference about the impact of playing games to improve health and well being. A serious win-win situation! If you’re interested in … [Continue reading]

In Review: 2012 Stanford Mobile Health Conference

The following is a guest post from Doug Naegele recapping major points from the recent Mobile Health Conference that took place at Stanford. Doug is the founder of Infield Health, a firm that builds mobile technology to help people adhere to medical … [Continue reading]

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