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By  Laura Lovett 02:14 pm April 27, 2021
YouTube is pairing health experts up with an array of celebrities to talk about COVID-19 vaccines as part of its new public service announcement. This new PSA is born out of a collaboration between YouTube, the Vaccine Confidence Project and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and it's focused on providing people with reliable information about COVID-19 immunizations. Google's...
Dr. Garth Graham at an event in 2016. Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Harlem EatUp!
By  Jonah Comstock 03:38 pm January 19, 2021
Last week, YouTube announced a new team that will push for more high-quality, credible medical content on its platform, including content aimed at laypeople as well as physicians. The team will be led by Dr. Garth Graham, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health, in the position of director and global head of healthcare and public health partnerships. A cardiologist by training, Graham...
By  Roman Giverts 11:33 am July 27, 2020
About the author: Roman Giverts is founder and CEO of VuMedi, a video education platform for doctors. The platform hosts more than 30,000 videos from medical institutions including Cleveland Clinic, UCSF, Stanford, Columbia and others. COVID-19 has accelerated our reliance on digital platforms for news and information. As businesses and communities shut down over the last three months in the name...
By  Laura Lovett 11:37 am May 16, 2019
Dubbed the "Sexiest Doctor Alive" by People Magazine, YouTube star and family medicine physician Dr. Mikhail Varshavski, better known as Dr. Mike, has taken to YouTube to dish out advice on health and debunk medical myths.  One of his recent YouTube videos put telemedicine under a microscope. In particular, it zeroed in on a study published by the Journal of Pediatrics, which found children using...
By  Heather Mack 04:12 pm February 28, 2017
The power of social media for spreading information, creating community and growing business is undeniable, and it has also proven to be a valuable tool in healthcare in instances like sharing resources between research organizations, taking a pulse on consumers’ experiences with a new device, or recruiting participants for a clinical trial. But how do healthcare practitioners approach the...
By  Jonah Comstock 09:47 am March 2, 2015
Going "beyond the pill" doesn't just mean devising new digital technologies to market a drug or promote medication adherence with software tools. Sometimes it means engaging patients in their patient journey long before a drug enters into the equation -- and hoping it pays dividends later on. Jeremy Shepler, senior director of diabetes marketing at Novo Nordisk, spoke at the ePharma Summit last...
By  Aditi Pai 01:36 pm October 24, 2013
Leslie Saxon, executive director of the Center for Body Computing at the University of Southern California, says there's no better connected device on which to reach an audience than a mobile phone. And on that mobile phone, go to where the consumer is -- social media. At the Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium in Boston, Saxon highlighted four key ways that her team is reaching out...