Is it Possible to Debunk Pandemic Misinformation?

Is it possible to debunk pandemic misinformation

Misinformation about the pandemic is rampant. The internet has become a great source of health misinformation. Misinformation can spread like wildfire. There’s information overload and people are having a difficult time separating fact from fiction. Is it possible to learn to debunk pandemic misinformation? Gary Schwitzer, Publisher at HealthNewsReview.org and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, believes it’s possible to learn to debunk pandemic misinformation. He helps journalists and consumers understand…

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Meet Our Health and Medical Contributors

Health and Medical Contributors for Healthin30.com

Our Health and Medical Contributors Our health and medical contributors are thought-leaders in their fields. They are are enthusiastic professionals with a passion for health education. Sudeb Dalai, MD, PhD Dr. Sudeb Dalai, MD PhD, is a Stanford and MIT-trained Infectious Disease Physician, Virologist, and Epidemiologist at Stanford University School of Medicine and Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford, he has trained physicians/students, instructed courses, and conducted virology research in the Division…

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Speaking Event: PIAA International Conference, Amsterdam

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA   I recently had the honor of speaking at the PIAA International Section Conference, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” — How Threats Can Become Opportunities in Medical Liability, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The conference was designed to allow attendees to share experiences relating to medical liability and the medical indemnity industry internationally, and it was a huge success. I was delighted to be invited to participate to speak about…

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LinkedIn Pulse | Empathy: Beyond a Connection

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA This is my first LinkedIn Pulse post, Empathy: Beyond a Connection.   Being a great leader means having a clear vision, mission or goal. It means being committed, and knowing how to listen and communicate, but it involves much more. It’s about having heart, empathy, and an uplifting spirit. With empathy and heart we can help our patients feel good, valued and respected. Empathy allows us to engage and…

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List of Health Care Social Media and Digital Influencers on Twitter

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Marie Ennis-O’Connor (@JBBC) is a healthcare writer, public relations consultant, and digital media strategist. Marie recently compiled a list of 84 health care social media and digital influencers on Twitter. Twitter is a powerful social networking platform and it allows health professionals to deeply connect and engage with the community. Health care professionals can help educate consumers, raise awareness of health issues and collaborate. This phenomenal platform gives a…

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