January 29, 2016
The University of Texas, Conference Center, J.J. Pickle Research Campus
The goals of the conference are to:
- Convene content experts from broad backgrounds to examine current implementation, evaluation and research methods of using social media in population and community health initiatives
- Address a gap in available Health IT tools, interventions and evaluation strategies to effectively and efficiently leverage social media in population and community health initiatives to document and inform a “Roadmap”
- Describe the current usage of social in the United States and Canada
- Explore and generate an inventory of best-practice activities (including staff training, and strategies to attract/engage consumers, address disparities)
- Develop a research infrastructure to generate evaluation methodologies to measure and qualify the impacts of social media on health.
- Document and disseminate a “Roadmap for Implementation and Evaluation Methods for use of Social Media in Population and Community Health initiatives”.
We will answer important questions for local, regional, state and federal initiatives including:
- What are the best practices with respect to the use of social media to improve community/population health?
- What are the best methods to measure and evaluate the use of social media to improve community and population health?
- How can social media be utilized to effectively address health disparities through engagement of diverse populations utilizing social media tools?
Please take a moment to register, we anticipate the conference filling to capacity: http://nursing.ttuhsc.edu/symposium/.
Deadline date for early registration: January 15, 2016