This past weekend, I had the privilege of speaking at the Interactive portion of the South by Southwest conference (SXSW) in Austin, TX. Launched in the mid-80s as a music festival, SXSW has grown in the last decade or so to become one of the largest festivals in the world, including all manner of social media and mobile technology. A couple of years ago, a group pulled together an unconference portion called SXSH, to focus…Read more »
Last Friday, I had the opportunity to attend the first-of-its kind e-Patient Bootcamp program held at the offices of Edelman PR in New York City. The event was hosted by the venerable leader of the e-Patient movement, Dave deBronkart. e-Patient Dave, as he’s more commonly known, has an incredibly moving story: after being diagnosed with “terminal” metastasized kidney cancer, he managed to beat the odds by using the internet and his own stubborn persistence to…Read more »
Welcome to Grand Rounds, Vol. 8, No. 9, the 2011 Thanksgiving edition of the weekly summary of the best health and medical blog posts on the web. Many thanks to the organizers at Get Better Health for inviting us to host!
In a world where major economies are imploding and a climate catastrophe seems impending, there is still much to be thankful for — especially in the arena of health and medicine, where technology is…
Hola. We’ll be hosting next week’s Grand Rounds blog carnival here at the ‘Mine, with a THANKSGIVING theme:
What are you Thankful For in health & medicine? And/or in the blogging and social media world?
Please send submissions to us at info_at_diabetesmine.com with “Grand Rounds Submission” in the subject line.
Please include the title of your post and the URL, along with a brief summary of the topic or bent. Deadline for submissions is 8pm…
This year is the Seventh Annual D-Blog Day, started by the wonderful Gina Capone, founder of Diabetes Talkfest and moderator on JDRF’s Juvenation community site. D-Blog Day is essentially one day a year in which everyone in the DOC is encouraged to write about their experiences blogging about diabetes — as a way to increase the chatter even more, and also to include bloggers who may not necessarily identify themselves as D-bloggers but who are…Read more »