Social Media Tools
Social media tools encourage people to share information, collaborate, and interact. These tools reinforce and personalize health messages, reach new audiences, and build a communication infrastructure based on open information exchange. The tools include:
Create a Buzz—Share AHRQ News
|The small icons at the top right of every page allow you to share information, email a link to a friend, or use sharing networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and many other social media networks.|
Use Cool Tools and Technology
AHRQ uses Twitter to broadcast short health messages ("tweets") that can be accessed by computer or mobile phone. Follow AHRQ?s news releases on Twitter:
Also follow AHRQ Conference for updates about our annual conference.
AHRQ Twitter Policy
Stay up-to-date with everything going on at AHRQ by liking us on Facebook.
AHRQ Facebook Policy
Listen and Watch—At Home, the Office or On the Go
Watch our videos to learn more about health topics, including taking an active role in your health care, preventing medical errors, and asking questions of your medical team. Several messages are available in Spanish as well as English. To watch the videos, go to AHRQHealthTV: http://www.youtube.com/user/AHRQHealthTV .
AHRQ YouTube Policy
|You may also view AHRQ Public service announcements on our video page at http://www.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/patient-involvement/ask-your-doct....|
Listen to AHRQ's podcasts on a wide range of topics, including women's health, treatments for chronic conditions, and tips for navigating the health care system.
Podcasts can be accessed directly from the Healthcare 411 Web site, or you can download audio and/or video podcasts to your desktop and portable music/video player. Additional AHRQ audio segments are archived at https://archive.ahrq.gov/news/newsroom/audio-video/products/audvidnr.html.
|You can request Email updates on AHRQ products at https://subscriptions.ahrq.gov/service/multi_subscribe.html?code=USAHRQ. Provide your Email address, and then select the topics for which you?re interested in receiving updates.|
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Page originally created September 2012