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Should doctors or hospitals follow their patients on Twitter?

That's the underlying question Hinda Mandell, Ph.D. raised Tuesday in a post on the Boston Public Radio site, "Brave New World: Your Doctor, Your Private Parts, Twitter And You." My gynecologist just followed my vagina on Twitter.  At least, that’s how it felt when I received email notification that I had [...]

Created by Lee Aase

Create a Greater Voice: How to Get Doctors and Nurses to Write an Engaging Blog

Getting doctors and nurses from your organization to blog can be a challenge. At the 2013 #MayoRagan Social Media Summit, Kimberly Schrack from Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, participated on a panel that included Drs. Farris Timimi, and Edward Creagan from Mayo Clinic and Sheryl Ness from the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. In [...]

Created by Joel Streed

#MayoRagan: How medical professionals can best manage their online reputation

A good reputation gets you more clients through referrals; a bad one can turn everything upside-down. Are you managing your online reputation? If not, you could be losing business to your competitors without even knowing it. Social websites and review sites like Yelp, Vitals, RateMDs, Healthgrades and CitySearch make it [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

Why YOU Should Come to #MayoRagan

Editor's Note: This post by Jessica Levco originally appeared on Ragan's Healthcare Communication News and previews the 5th Annual Health Care Social Media Summit in October, which is part of Social Media Week at Mayo Clinic. We’re gearing up for our fifth annual Health Care Social Media Summit at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., in less than [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

Faculty, Agenda Set for Social Media Residency in Dallas

We're pleased to announce our faculty and the agenda for our Social Media Residency in Dallas, which Baylor Health Care System is hosting in Dallas, Texas. The program begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10 and concludes at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Faculty members include the physician and administrative leaders of [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

Dr. Farris Timimi on Why Physicians Should Engage in Social Media

Farris Timimi, M.D., the medical director for the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, recently was interviewed for a feature about social media on TheHeart.org. Dr. Timimi discussed why physicians should be engaged in social media and answered some common objections. Click the image below to watch the interview:

Created by Lee Aase