As social media evolves our social media philosophy holds constant:
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.
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November 19th, 2014 · 2 Comments
By Lee Aase
That’s the question asked, but not definitively answered, in a study presented this week in Chicago at the annual Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association (AHA) and published online in the AHA journal, Circulation. The wonderfully named “Intention-to-Tweet” study randomized 243 Circulation articles to receive social media promotion (or not) and then compared page views for those articles […]
November 19th, 2014 · Leave a Comment
By Jason Pratt
Mary O’Connor, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon from our Florida campus, presented at our Social Media Summit on her project to reduce surgical anxiety through educational videos. Here’s her review of the project: Here's that "trailer" for the "Virtual Hospital Experience" videos that @MaryOConnorMD just played: https://t.co/nxXlUyzpRk #MayoRagan — Jason Pratt (@Jason Pratt) October 22, […]
November 17th, 2014 · Leave a Comment
Does the acronym “HIPAA” produce anxiety? Do you know how FTC guidelines apply to social media marketing and communications? If you feel you need more clarity in interpreting these guidelines for social media communications, you’re not alone. As health care communicators, it’s difficult to navigate and interpret the laws and apply them to social media, but it […]
November 10th, 2014 · Leave a Comment
Do you know if your communications are working? How do you measure electronic communications like intranets and social enterprise networks? Which metrics matter most to senior leaders? Learn how to measure your communications initiatives and the best way to calculate ROI to ensure your program’s success from David Oarr, Director of Online Communications at APCO Worldwide.
November 7th, 2014 · Leave a Comment
Winners of this year’s Patient-Caregiver Scholarship Contest shared stories about how social media contributed to their health in a special panel discussion during this year’s Social Media Week. Their message: Social media is about more than collecting likes and shares or broadcasting information. It’s about connection, engagement and much more. The following videos share additional insights from these […]
November 5th, 2014 · Leave a Comment
By Lee Aase
Our goal through Dabo Health* To help make health care quality metrics actionable for front-line staff by applying social networking principles via an elegant platform that promotes engagement. I first met Camilo Barcenas, CEO of Dabo, at our 2011 Social Media Summit. I introduced him to MCCSM Medical Director, Farris Timimi, M.D. and together we began exploring […]
October 22nd, 2014 · Leave a Comment
By Lee Aase
Every year, Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Chief Residents have the opportunity to invite a Visiting Professor to spend several days engaging in educational activities and speaking at Medical Grand Rounds. Invitations are meant to reflect upon the personal interests of the chief residents and the messages we wish to convey to our Medical Grand Round […]