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


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


  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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