Hashtags of the Week: Week of July 9, 2012

Originally posted at: THL Blog http://thlibrary.wordpress.com/2012/07/13/hashtags-of-the-week-week-of-july-9-2012/

This week’s collection of Twitter hashtags includes topics from conditions to treatments, conferences to comedy, professional journal chats to grad student courses, clinical best practices to patient insights.



#bookdrinks = An example of a librarian-themed internet meme, in which people make up puns by choosing book titles and replacing a word with or inserting the name of a beverage.

#CDoM‬ = Creative Destruction of Medicine

#DigitalHealth‬ = This was a conference hashtag on the topics of consumer directed health, digital health, epatients, health empowerment, but it has continued on in use, mostly by a few individuals.

#futuremed = Future of Medicine

#gsp12‬ = Singularity University’s Summer Graduate Program

#innochat‬ = Innovation Chat

#MCCFI_HAIL‬ = Mayo Clinic, Center for Innovation (CFI), Healthy Aging and Independent Living (HAIL)

#QuantifiedSelf‬ = Quantified Self, the use of embedded, wearable, and ubiquitous technologies to capture behavior and health data at the personal level, creating #bigdata around the individual

#sciamchat = Scientific American Chat with an expert

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