Symplur in the Media

Benefits of Social Listening

medDigital – September 26, 2019
Remarkably, Symplur is a healthcare-focused social listening tool that gathers data from Twitter to find out what people are talking about in any given therapy area, what are the key … Continued

Association for Healthcare Social Media Launches

Clinical Oncology News – September 11, 2019
A rising number of physicians are joining the ranks of public conversation on platforms including Twitter, Dr. Vartabedian said. “Three or four years ago, I thought we had hit a … Continued

Twenty Years After Columbine

The New Yorker – April 4, 2019
Symplur, a social-media-analytics firm focussed on health care, conducted the analysis of #ThisisOurLane tweets. — The New Yorker

Apple Heart Study Ate Up Day 1 of ACC

Medscape – March 26, 2019
A snapshot of CardioTwitter shows that the Apple Heart Study dominated on Saturday, and while there was some discussion of the TAVR trials after the embargo break, the topic didn’t … Continued

The Future of Managing Outbreaks Using Digital Technologies

Health Care Social Media and Communications South Africa – June 26, 2018
Hashtag data is also important to monitor during an outbreak which is demonstrated in the image below that shows the public conversations on Twitter using the #Listeriosis hashtag. One particular … Continued

Physicians Unite on Twitter, Divide on Practice

MD Magazine – March 22, 2018
Physicians can navigate the maze of communities and conversations on Twitter using Symplur’s Healthcare Hashtag Project, a free service that lists which conferences or diseases, for instance, are being tweeted … Continued

#hcsmR from Symplur & Stanford Medicine X

healthshare tv – September 15, 2017
Have you checked out the Library of #hcsmR journal articles? This Healthcare Social Media Research a collaboration between Symplur and Stanford Medicine X. You can register to be notified whenever new content is uploaded. The … Continued

Everyone Included Research Challenge

Get Social Health – March 7, 2017
Today we have another guest involved with the Stanford Medicine X and Symplur Signals “Everyone Included Research Challenge,” – the co-founder of Symplur itself, Audun Utengen. As we discussed in … Continued

Symplur & the Healthcare Hashtag Project

ClarityQuest – August 2, 2015
Marketing Tool of the Week Symplur brings together social media analytics and healthcare data points to help users understand trending healthcare topics and sentiments on social media. Sophisticated analytics and … Continued

The Top 10 Healthcare Tweets For 2014

Forbes – December 28, 2014
There are a few companies that work in the realm of big data analytics and social media, but only one that I know that has an exclusive healthcare focus ‒ … Continued

The Healthcare Hashtag Project: #Ebola

HealthWorksCollective – October 23, 2014
There is a concern that healthcare has been slow to embrace social media and appreciate its potential to educate and inform. Twitter numbers about healthcare conversations tell a different story: … Continued

Nigerian Ebola Hoax Results in Two Deaths

ABC News – September 30, 2014
Symplur, a company that tracks health information trends on Twitter, said that Nigerians first began sending tweets using the words “Ebola,” “salt water” and “drinking” starting on Aug. 4 with … Continued

A Guide to Understanding Healthcare Hashtags

PM Live – April 18, 2011
Part of our responsibility with this service would be to help decrease the barriers to entry. To help clinicians get comfortable with social media, and to easily find effective ways … Continued