Don't Get Lost- Get Connected!

The health care world is rapidly changing and it can be hard to keep up.  Dont get lost- get connected!

You can use social media to stay connected with Southern Tier HealthLink (STHL) and learn more about whats going on in the health care field, new technologies, electronic health records, and health information exchange. By using social media, you can join the conversation and learn how these changes will affect your personal care. STHL uses multiple social media platforms, so youre sure to find at least one that suits you.

On our Facebook and Twitter pages, you can take part in the conversation about health care news articles, blog entries, health tips, and more. Find us at and

Our Pinterest page offers great visuals about health care and medical technologies to help you learn how some of it all works. You can also find infographics and photos that link to inspiring stories, statistics, and health-related tips. Follow us at

STHL hosts a digital magazine, entitled Electronic Health Information Exchange, on our ScoopIt! page. This magazine is updated daily with pertinent health care articles from all over the web, so you can easily get your news all in one place. Start reading now at

If you prefer plain-and-simple email, you can sign up to receive our monthly OnTrack Newsletter, which details the latest local connections, tools, and advancements in our own communitys HIE. Sign up using our Get OnTrack! app on our Facebook page or by sending an email to Dont forget, OnTrack is always available on our website, too!

STHL also offers an interactive, 3-D gaming environment for people to visit and learn more about health care technologies. At NY HealthScape, STHLs home in Second Life, you can sign up for your own Personal Health Record (PHR), visit the virtual Breast Cancer Center, explore the Autism Awareness Center, or simulate a skiing accident and be transported to the hospital! Theres plenty to do and even more to learn at NY HealthScape. Check it out today! For more information on the NY HealthScape project in Second Life, visit

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