John Lynn

Tech Guy and the HITMC Conference

John Lynn, aka @TechGuy, is well known in the healthcare IT world. He has developed a series of websites to support the industry. His website Healthcare Scene hosts 10 healthcare blogs that have generated over 11,000 blog posts, half of which John wrote himself! He’s the co-founder of #HITMC Conference, supports numerous Twitter handles and provides a valuable resource for job seekers in the industry.

Listen to our conversation or drop in at the time stamps below:

00:00 Introduction
00:50 #HIT100
01:15 Healthcare – people with personal passions
02:38 What is your “Why”?
03:40 Difference between professional and passion-driven participants
05:17 Disconnect in C-Suite not being exposed to social media discussions?
06:48 Social determinants of health
07:27 Patient stories – not hearing enough “good” stories
10:47 Empowered patients
13:41 People want to do good. Problems are a result of faulty workflow or process
16:18 The power of social media
17:10 Entrepreneurial spirit is suppressed in healthcare
18:56 Acquired EHRs, now we need healthcare analysts
20:22 John’s digital properties: Healthcare Scene, Healthcare IT Jobs, #HITMC
23:47 Open Sharing among healthcare marketers
26:29 HITMC Conference – Marketing automation hot topic
28:21 Networking is a valuable aspect of HITMC
29:15 Call for speakers for Spring HITMC Conference
31:24 Topic suggestions: Success/Failure stories and Creative or Innovative Problem Solving
31:04 Hamilton Rap from Stacey Gobel of Studio 9
32:07 Where will the conference be held? SLS Las Vegas
35:30 Find #HITMC – LinkedIn Group, Website, TwitterChat
36:40 “Local” meetups around the country
38:03 Social Media Tip: Stacy Goebel with Studio North “Try Live Video”

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