August 22nd, 2011
I’ve been watching the coverage of the interviews with former Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell this week with great curiosity and amazement. The buzz started when she walked out of the interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan when—apparently—she’d had enough of his questions that weren’t what she wanted to talk about. After that, Morgan talked with Anderson Cooper, and both agreed that the interview questions were fair game because they addressed topics discussed in the book and in other public... [+]
August 19th, 2011
iMedix: Another useful addition to the list of health-related social networks is iMedix, a free place to find and share health information. After signing up for a free account, members can create their own unique profiles and connect with other likeminded members who share similar interests. The primary features of the site are the search bar, which allows users to search for any topic imaginable, and a question and answer section which functions like a forum or message board for health... [+]
August 16th, 2011
In the latest installment of our 10th anniversary blog series, a Dodge Communications senior account manager is interviewed to discuss her experience with Dodge over the years. To view earlier installments please click here.
Kat McDavitt is senior account manager at Dodge Communications. She has been at Dodge for a year and a half and says that having a great group of supportive colleagues is one of her favorite parts of her job. Click on the picture below to listen to the interview or view... [+]
August 12th, 2011
Twylah: Twylah is a unique tool that allows users to turn their Twitter feeds into personalized websites. By simply creating categories based on topics that you frequently tweet about, a visually-appealing, easy-to-read page is created. Any tweet that you send out containing these keywords is automatically added to the appropriate section of the site. Visitors to your page can get a great idea of what interests you, and they can better focus on the topics of interest to them. Each page has a... [+]
August 11th, 2011
Earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Medicare FFS Program announced that they would hold two National Version 5010 Testing Days – one on June 15 and one on August 24. The program was billed as one that would give trading partners the opportunity to come together and test compliance with the help of a real-times support desk and direct and immediate access to MACs. Although it is being promoted as a time for technology vendors to officially test with... [+]
August 9th, 2011
Dodge Communications will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Oct. 11, 2011. To help celebrate the anniversary and share our successes, we’ve interviewed some employees, clients and respected members of the media to discuss their experiences with Dodge over the years. Each Tuesday, for ten weeks, we’ll post one of the interviews for you to listen to or watch. We’re looking forward to sharing our celebration of 10 years of service with you!
Our first interview is with Mark Hagland. Mark is editor-... [+]
July 29th, 2011
Masher: Masher is an online tool that provides a quick and easy-to-use platform for creating videos and slideshows using your own photos and video clips or by using clips from the video library on the site. Users can also add music, text and a variety of transition effects to create a good-looking final product. For the Facebook enthusiast, Masher also has a Facebook app that users can integrate into their profile. All of the photos from any existing albums are readily available for any new... [+]
July 28th, 2011
Quick—name the coffee company that was founded in the 1970s in Seattle and has hundreds of locations worldwide. Did you guess Starbucks? You’re wrong. It’s Seattle’s Best. Here, try another.
What company helps do-it-yourself movers and has expanded from a three-location rental business to a multibillion-dollar transportation services company? Bet you guessed U-Haul. Wrong again. It’s Penske. In the world of healthcare IT, which brand would you say is more dominant: NextGen or AllScripts? Epic... [+]
July 22nd, 2011
Proxlet: In keeping with last week’s theme of filtering through your social media feeds, Proxlet is an add-on for Twitter that allows users to block or hide feeds that they don’t want to see. Proxlet can be integrated no matter where you use Twitter – on the Web, through a browser extension, with a desktop client such as TweetDeck, or even on your mobile device. Similar to Facebook, which allows users to hide status updates of their friends without defriending, the blocked user has no idea that... [+]
July 15th, 2011
Geeje: Geeje is a unique tool that acts as a personal social media dashboard. With this creative setup, users can follow the Facebook and Twitter feeds of the contacts of their choosing. When setting up Geeje, users can create profiles for one person or a collection of people they want to group together. To each one of these profiles, users can then add as many Facebook and Twitter feeds as they want. On the profile view, each feed is showed individually, and once the profile is added to the... [+]