For many of us at IQ Solutions, part of our work is helping health researchers to disseminate their findings to the public. We also act as gatekeeper to reliable sources for journalists who need experts on a particular subject.
When I was a child, I remember getting a $5 tip from a neighbor after taking care of her dog while she was on vacation. She said she appreciated the way I went “above and beyond the call of duty” caring for her dog and that someday this customer service would take me far.
Increased access to mobile technologies and a deeper engagement in social media empowers more and more people to share what they are doing or thinking with others. This on-the-go access to the Internet is transforming many industries, including health care.
At first glance, social media might seem at odds with traditional email. After all, email communication seems primitive and archaic in comparison, first appearing in the early 1960s and predating what we know as the Internet by roughly 30 years. Despite its age, however, email still provides the backbone for most of the services and tools that can be found on the Internet today.