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Jul 23, 2013, 12:00:00 AM · by Ashley Wetmore

7 Health IT Communities Worth Joining on Google+

Google+ communities, much like LinkedIn Groups, are created for people to get together and talk about the interests/passions they share.

There are groups for anything and everything on Google+ but for the purpose of this post we are focusing on seven communities geared toward the healthcare IT industry.

This is also a great way to connect with industry leaders to further develop your network because after all, Health IT Contracting is a Business of People.

*How to join or create your own community: http://goo.gl/97WzvX

Group: Healthcare IT

About: This is a community for those interested in health information technology

Created By: AHIER

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Discussion Topics:

Open to all related topics.

Group: Health Informatics

About: A Google + community for Health Informatics researchers, students and professionals.

Discussion Topics:

  • HI Education
  • HI Research
  • HI Careers

Group: EHR and EMR

About: Let's talk about the latest in EHR (Electronic Health Record) and EMR (Electronic Medical Record) including the government incentive money and meaningful use.

Created by: http://www.healthcarescene.com

Discussion Topics:

Open to all related topics.

Group: Healthcare Reform

About: Let's discuss exchanges, affordable healthcare, value based payment plans, Medicare, Medicaid, accessible health care, and any of the other myriad of topics contained in the Affordable Care Act. 

Created by: BHM Healthcare Solutions

Discussion Topics:

Open to all related topics.

Group: Healthcare and EMR community

About: This community is all about healthcare and emr oriented. Anyone can join and share their thought about healthcare and emr issues. This community invites all doctors, hospitals, healthcare professionals, Emr specialists, EMR consultants to share thier views.

Discussion Topics:

  • Healthcare
  • EMR
  • Cardiology
  • Radiology
  • Pediatric
  • Anesthesiology
  • Psychology
  • ENT
  • Orthopedic
  • General Medicine
  • Drug

Group: Digital Health

About: This community is focused on ‘Digital Health’ as a discipline that involves the use of information and communication technologies to help address the health problems and challenges faced by patients. healthcare professionals and healthcare companies including pharmaceuticals Digital health is also a philosophy and not just a discipline that believes social and broader digital technologies can be the healthcare revolution of the 21st Century.

Discussion Topics:

Open to all related topics.

Group: Pharmacy Professionals Network

The Pharmacy Industry is a critical piece within our healthcare system. The advancement and continuing education / understanding of the importance of pharmacy to the public is vital to our profession. Take a proactive role in the Pharmacy Industry by communicating, networking, educating, sharing, and collaborating with fellow members.

Created by: The Pharmacy Podcast Show

Discussion Topics:

Open to all related topics.

If there are other groups you recommend for professionals working in Healthcare IT industry please leave them in the comments section below! 

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