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“Compliance?” “Adherence?” The Language of Medication Taking

“Compliance?” “Adherence?” The Language of Medication Taking

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Blog | 8 comments

Any Trekkie (Star Trek Fan) would know this greeting of the Borg that ends with “Resistance Is Futile.” What Does Compliance Mean? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, compliance is “the act or process of doing what you have been asked or ordered to do.” This word is part of the legal, militaristic language of quarantine. In the US, Congress...

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Cancer Research and Money: Financing Hope

Cancer Research and Money: Financing Hope

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Cancer Research and Money Funding has been stagnant for years– that’s what the fact sheet of the National Cancer Institute says.  This is the federal agency charged with finding a cure for cancer through research.  The $4.9 billion per year is spread across a spectrum of cancer investigations, each cancer getting a designated amount. What if this...

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Twirling Naked in the Streets and No One Noticed

Twirling Naked in the Streets and No One Noticed

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 in Blog | 7 comments

That’s You! Jeannie’s husband turned to her and said “That is you!” pointing at the main character of the book The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. That character, Lisbeth, has Asperger’s Syndrome. “I didn’t think he knew what he was talking about at first,” she admits. But once she started to dig a little and go through all the...

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5 Reasons for Doctors to be Active on Social Media

5 Reasons for Doctors to be Active on Social Media

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in Blog, Breast cancer | 0 comments

Matthew Katz, MD is Medical Director, Radiation Oncology at Lowell General Hospital in the Greater Boston Area.  But those on Twitter and in the blogosphere know him as “subatomicdoc”:  a ‘handle’ he’s been using for a number of years on the Internet. Thursday December 12, Dr. Katz was the guest on the Health Communication, Health Literacy and...

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Introducing Dr. Kathleen Hoffman

Introducing Dr. Kathleen Hoffman

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Dr. Kathleen Hoffman is a social scientist and communication professional specializing in health and social media. AnneMarie Cicarella (@chemobrainfog) introduced Kathleen to Medivizor’s COO, Ronen Keinan in April.  After hosting a twitter chat #HCHLITSS with both Ronen and myself as guests, Kathleen posted a feature story about Medivizor on her blog,...

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