Social Media Health Network

Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Health Care

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First International Healthcare and Social Media Summit
Presented by Mayo Clinic

Sept. 1-2, 2015 | Brisbane, Australia

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Welcome to the Social Media Health Network

As social media evolves, our philosophy remains steady: 

We believe individuals have the right and responsibility to advocate for their own health, and it's our responsibility to help them use social media tools to get the best information, and connect with providers as well as one another.

To join the Network, click here
Learn more about Social Media Residency, click here.
Engage with other Network members, click here.
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Webinar: Internal communications - Engaging and social news delivery strategies

Is there more to internal communication than newsletters and messages “From the President?” Can social strategies and internal communications work together to create better employee engagement? The answer is yes!  


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Fri, Jul 31 · Leave a Comment

Social Media Residency Opportunities Through October

By Lee Aase

As you enjoy what remains of summer (if you live on a continent where it’s still summer), we hope you’ll add Social Media Residency to your list of Good Things to Do.  Just as medical residency is more advanced than medical school, Social Media Residency goes way beyond basics while remaining accessible for motivated beginners. We’re […]

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Mon, Jul 27 · 6 Comments

Scaling Up Basic Social Media Training with Hootsuite

By Lee Aase

As announced on the Hootsuite blog today, the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media (#MCCSM) has entered into an agreement with Hootsuite to produce a new healthcare social media training program. Providing training in social media best practices to our Mayo Clinic employees, and offering the same resources to peers in other healthcare organizations, has been part of […]

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Tags: Hootsuite

Mon, Jul 27 · Leave a Comment

Enter Our 1st Social Media in Healthcare Short Film Festival

By Lee Aase

Entries are due July 31 for our first Social Media in Healthcare Short Film Festival, part of our International Healthcare and Social Media Summit in Brisbane, Australia on Sept. 1-2 in collaboration with the Australian Private Hospitals Association. We’re looking for two-minute (or shorter) videos highlighting innovative applications of social media in healthcare. You do not have to attend the […]

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Tags: #MayoInOz, Short Film Festival

Fri, Jul 10 · 2 Comments

Making Periscope Videos Permanent

By Lee Aase

Mayo Clinic recently began experimenting with Periscope, a Twitter-owned service that enables users to stream live video from an iOS or Android mobile device. We’ll discuss top things we’ve learned during our first month of Periscoping in an upcoming post, but today I want to show you how to create an enduring resource from the ephemeral Periscope platform. Periscope […]

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Mon, Jul 6 · Leave a Comment

Tuesday, 7/7: Tour Mayo Historical Suite via Periscope!

By Lee Aase

On Tuesday, July 7 you’ll have a chance to use today’s technology to take a live, interactive tour of Mayo Clinic’s history. Join us at 10 a.m. EDT (9 CDT/7 PDT) as we Periscope from the Mayo Historical Suite. Our tour guide will be Renee Ziemer, Coordinator of the Mayo Clinic Historical Unit. She’ll take […]

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Tags: Periscope

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