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If you are reading this then you are officially one of the first to be on this site! This is the official (quiet) launch of SocialWorkr, the social network for social workers.

You may be wondering: Why do we need a brand new social media site just for social workers? I believe it’s because social workers need a place to meet and collaborate with others. The power of social work lies in connections and in learning from others. There are other places around the web where we can connect with each other, such as Twitter, Facebook or even LinkedIn. But these networks are not meant for collaboration and they do not offer one network where social workers can all come together.

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Digital health has the potential to save $46 billion a year in health spending

Digital health has the potential to save $46 billion a year in health spending

Digital health has the potential to save $46 billion a year in health spending

New research determines that there are now 318,500 health-related consumer apps, yet most apps have been downloaded fewer than 5,000 times.

Source: www.healthcareitnews.com/news/digital-health-has-potential-save-46-billion-year-health-spending

Black men sentenced to more time for committing the exact same crime as a white person, study finds

These disparities were observed “after controlling for a wide variety of sentencing factors,” including age, education, citizenship, weapon possession and prior criminal history.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/11/16/black-men-sentenced-to-more-time-for-committing-the-exact-same-crime-as-a-white-person-study-finds/?utm_term=.a69208bc2fbf