Alaina’s Not Here, Man

Just a quick update for my followers:

Although I have been neglecting this blog, I haven’t stopped blogging. Oh, no! I am now regularly blogging on two additional websites. So if you’ve been missing me lately, check out some of my latest posts:

Oh, and don’t worry. This blog isn’t going anywhere. I’ll still be writing every now and then 😉

Music Infograph for

I divert from healthcare a little bit to design an infograph of the top albums from 2012 for the music blog

It was a lot of fun. Making an infograph about music begs for creative interpretations and fun visuals. This one barely scratched the surface of what we could have done, but gives a quick glimpse at the albums Michael chose to feature.

Check out my Top 3 Albums of 2012 at the bottom of the image. – Top 50 Albums of 2012

#hcsmca’s 2-year report card – Infographic

Last week I wrote a guest post on Colleen Young’s blog about the evolution of the #hcsmca community over the past 2 years. Here is the post and the infograph I created to show off our growth.

Colleen Young

Presenting #hcsmca’s 2-year report card. Thank you Alaina Cyr for creating yet another beautiful infographic. And don’t forget to read her commentary below and add your thoughts and interpretations. What a community!

2 year infographic

By Alaina Cyr (@AlainaBCyr) 

It’s my pleasure to share with you #hcsmca’s 2-year report card!

Like the 6-month and 18-month report cards that came before, this infograph shows how the #hcsmca community has grown since September 29, 2010. But what I find most meaningful in this report card is how the history and identity of our community shines through between the graphs and numbers.

As I look over the familiar faces of those daring souls who’ve moderated a chat, I see representation from throughout the spectrum of healthcare. Like our community as a whole, the moderators are patients, caregivers, students, researchers, communicators, developers, nurses, doctors, representatives from medical practices, non-profit organizations and, often times, several of these at once…

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