I'm curious how y'all are navigating confidentiality issues around health issue focused Facebook groups. Our specific example is that we run a facebook group for students with diabetes on our campus. We have one private group (where folks can have conversations about health issues, etc) and one open group (for open events, open meeting announcements, recruitment, etc). How would you suggest we navigate confidentiality related to their medical condition and connection with the open group?
Mayo Clinic established its Center for Social Media in July 2010 (and subsequently the Social Media Health Network) as the next step in its social media progression. In this course Lee Aase, Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, describes Mayo's century-long history of social networking and how it led to our 21st-century social media journey.
Slides are interspersed within the video. You may download a PDF for reference or open in a separate window on Slideshare.
Editor's Note: Dave deBronkart's (aka, ePatientDave) connection with MCCSM spans years. It includes serving on our External Advisory Board as well as being in our first Platinum Fellow cohort. We were proud to have Dave announce his Visiting Professor appointment to the Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine during Social Media Week 2014. At last, Dave will arrive on Monday, March 23 for a whirlwind visit that features Grand Rounds on Wednesday plus meetings with Chief Residents and the entire residency class. Here, Dave writes about the role social media has played in changing the patient-physician relationship.
This post is about an issue I plan to address during my visit at Mayo Clinic: the changing role of the patient and how that change is significantly powered by [...]