Posts By: Rebecca Mezzich

HIPPA

Ensure Your Intranet Is HIPAA Compliant

Written by Giuliana LaMantia, HospitalPortal.net. Utilizing an Intranet comes with a number of positives, such as enhanced collaboration, organization, and management to name a few. However, like any organization process or product, an Intranet also comes with the responsibility of keeping information secure and private. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996

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health care social media

Social Media Best Practices for Healthcare Marketing

Written by Casey O’Quinn, originally published on November 28, 2016, Gravity Digital’s blog. We’re discussing social media best practices for healthcare marketing. Specifically, B2B (Business to Business) companies that provide products and services to providers. There is a common misconception that social media isn’t a place for B2B, but it’s simply not true. In conversations

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Using Your Intranet To Organize Internal Communications

Written by Jason Oshita, originally posted on the Hospital Portal Net’s blog. A common issue among hospitals, long-term care facilities, and ambulatory surgical clinics is managing the large and constant volume of information. While there isn’t an ideal amount of time to dedicate to review content since the majority of the staff is usually out

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Internal Communications Specialist Matt Scott On Today’s IC Challenges

Written by Kevin Ivers, originally published on the Newsweaver blog on December 8, 2016. What are the issues facing Internal Communications Specialists? How are others in IC going about their jobs and what are the challenges they see ahead for their industry? People who set a benchmark for other ambitious internal communicators aiming to establish

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Essentials For Effective Team Communications

Written by Steve Ritter, originally published on the Newsweaver blog on December 12, 2016. The ability to collaborate effectively within teams is one of the greatest tests of communication. Growing up, most of our education is skewed toward individual success. We learn to set goals, take initiative, and budget our time based on our own

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Internal Communications Strategies – EMEA vs North America

By Joanne McCarthy, originally published on the Newsweaver blog on December 14, 2016. Bigger budgets, more influence and better future for internal communications strategies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) versus North America (NA): global survey Significant differences in internal communications (IC) functions between Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) on one

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Top 7 Internal Communications Trends for 2017

Written by Tim Vaughan, originally published on the Newsweaver blog on December 15, 2016. Is there going to be anything radically different in 2017 compared to 2016 or, for that matter,  2015 or 2014?  A recent blog by an IC partner posed the question: The Death of Internal Communication Roles? But while the provocative headline

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Respect and recognition for IC: How do we secure support from senior leadership?

Respect and recognition for IC: How do we secure support from senior leadership?

Written by Joanne McCarthy, originally published on the Newsweaver blog on October 13, 2016. One of the most striking results from Newsweaver’s recent Inside IC survey was that four out of ten internal communicators find it difficult to get support from senior leadership. It’s a disconcerting statistic: if 40% of IC professionals aren’t getting support

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