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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Learn, exchange ideas, meet new colleagues, and connect with ones you've known for years.
Monday: Social Media Residency, our one-day intensive, where you'll learn the strategic use of social media in health care.
Tuesday: Three two-hour Pre-Conference workshops produced by Ragan Communications.
Wednesday through Thursday noon: 6th Annual #MayoRagan Social Media Summit and reception.
Thursday: Annual SMHN Member Meeting and dinner.
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The Health Care Social Media List includes health-related organizations actively using social networking sites.
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July 31st, 2014 · Leave a Comment
It’s a unique advantage I have to be a patient – a survivor of colorectal cancer now in my 30’s. Not only did my survivorship give me purpose – I use social media and blogging to share my story and help others. It helped me land a job – I work at the nonprofit Fight […]
July 30th, 2014 · Leave a Comment
Hello, my name is Susan Armenti. My cancer woke me up in the middle of the night eighteen years ago with a sensation in my breast. The road since has been full of twists and turns clearly with some obvious success, since I am feeling good and here to tell the story but, also at […]
July 16th, 2014 · 11 Comments
I must confess, as a professional in social media in healthcare, there are many days I want to throw in the towel. Every time that happens, there are two other times that I want to pick it back up, whirl it around in the air and celebrate what I do. I am introducing social media […]
July 15th, 2014 · Leave a Comment
By Shel Holtz
If you have ever edited your hospital’s Wikipedia article, consider the following: There is a Twitter account that automatically tweets a message whenever anybody using a U.S. Congressional IP address edits an article. The idea is to catch staffers updating their own congressman’s bio. (Newt Gingrich came in for some heavy criticism when someone on […]
July 15th, 2014 · 24 Comments
My name is Sarah Bramblette, I am 36-years-old and have primary Lipedema and secondary bilateral lower extremity Lymphedema. I was diagnosed with Lymphedema in 2001, and Lipedema in 2004. Lipedema was first recognized by doctors at the Mayo Clinic in 1940 and is a medical condition that causes the abnormal accumulation of adipose tissue in […]