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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Highway to Health

In June 2010 I was asked to join a committee tasked with developing a new tool to help link patients to services and resources in the hospital and the community.  We heard feedback from patients that they were overwhelmed by the volume of resources available and didn’t know where to start or couldn’t find the ones that were most important to them.  So the purpose was to create a simple, one-size-fits-all tool that directed patients to a few key hubs that would then connect them to other resources or services based on their specific needs.Read More »