Tag Archives: Twitter

SOCIAL MEDIA USE IN NONPROFIT HOSPITALS — An Analysis of the Globalized Effects

For this week’s blog, I chose to integrate my thesis, which is about the analysis of Facebook and Twitter as it relates to non-profit hospitals. The four hospitals I chose for my analysis were Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The criterion for this analysis was […]

Affordable Care Act: The Problems Keep Mounting… (Part 1)

As an eleven-year cancer survivor, I have developed a network of healthcare providers who I not only trust, but also assist me with my financial situation and insurance carriers. Back in 2002, when I was first diagnosed, I was working as a temporary employee with an income that was barely above the poverty level and was receiving Charity […]

Can the “Big Leaguers” Help Obama Care Overcome the Technological Glitches? Or, Has Mercury Retrograde Become More Than a Wives Tale?

The October 31, 2013 CNET article, Healthcare.gov Said to be Turning to Tech Giants for Help by Rachel King, addresses how the US government recruited the help of “big league” technology organizations such as Google, Oracle, and Red Hat to fix the constant problems that have been plaguing the Healthcare.gov website. So as a curious academic, […]