Posts tagged "communications"
ASHA President Judith Page: Healthy use of technology for children

ASHA President Judith Page: Healthy use of technology for children

Two questions for you: Do you have young children who use tablets, smartphones or video game consoles? And do you know how this technology affects their communication — and their health?
ABC’s Besser: 4 tips for pitching your health news to the media

ABC’s Besser: 4 tips for pitching your health news to the media

Before heading off to Liberia this week to cover the Ebola outbreak, ABC News Chief Health and Medical Editor Richard Besser stopped in Atlanta to pass along tips for communicating health news from the other side of the camera.
ABC’s Besser lauds work of health communicators

ABC’s Besser lauds work of health communicators

Influenza claims the lives of thousands annually, but two flu-related deaths sparked particular concern among health officials in spring 2009.
Want to make our nation healthier? Be creative

Want to make our nation healthier? Be creative

Ask yourself two questions: Are you a public health worker? And are you willing to try new things to make people healthier?
In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

Paul Smith is not a public health expert. But he knows how to tell a story, and that’s why he was chosen to speak at the Eighth National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media this week in Atlanta.

Social media enabling public health goals

Can social media drive health? That was the question posed to presenters at the close of a session today at this week's Digital Health Communication Extravaganza.

Public health 2.0 focus of DHCX conference

Facebook, texting and Twitter are still trending among the young and tech-savvy. But use of those and other social networking and digital communications tools is also surging among professionals seeking to achieve public health goals. That's the impetus behind a new conference kicking off today.

New guide gives tips for communicating about preparedness

Deadly tornadoes, widespread flooding and a billion-dollar blizzard were among the disasters that rocked the U.S. in 2011. Our nation’s ability to prevent and respond to such public health threats is critical. Yet sustaining that readiness is difficult, particularly in challenging economic times.

Listening for change: How to get your message heard

More than a thousand communicators, marketers and media experts are convening in Atlanta this week to learn how to better leverage communication to improve health.