DHCX — A True Extravaganza

This post was written by Mary Ann Petti, MPH, CHES. We’re back from this year’s Digital Health Communication Extravaganza (DHCX) in sunny Florida and we’re feeling excited, inspired, and ready to use what we’ve learned! DHCX is a great place for CommunicateHealth to mix and mingle — in person and on Twitter — with the […]

Designing Tools for Citizenship at the Good Hackathon

This post was written by Molly McLeod.  Last weekend, a creative contingent from CommunicateHealth headed to New York City for the GOOD Design Hackathon, a weekend challenge for interaction designers that was hosted at the Parsons New School. Our challenge: in 24 hours, design the ideal tool that empowers the average New Yorker every hour […]

Day Two of Innovation at DHCX

Before we give our highlights from Day Two of the Digital Health Communication Extravaganza, let’s add our voice to the chorus of attendees who were provoked by Sekou Andrews’ performative speech that closed Day One! Deeply touching (and amusing!), it was a superb example of using storytelling to talk about complex problems and solutions — […]

Extreme Digital Health Communication: CommunicateHealth Reports From DHCX

At CommunicateHealth, we believe that digital health communication is an important piece of the health communication puzzle. So we’re excited to bring you a few highlights from sessions at the Digital Health Communication Extravaganza, where we’ve been soaking up some of the very latest innovations on the topic. It’s only Day One, and we’ve already […]

The Social Life of Health Information

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This post was written by CH alum, Amy Behrens.  The report from Susannah Fox at the Pew Internet & American Life Project, The Social Life of Health Information, 2011, is a treasure trove of data for public health and health communication professionals. The report investigates the online health-seeking behaviors of adults in the U.S. There […]