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Can Social Media Increase Medical Journal Article Readership?

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 [...]

Created by Lee Aase

Social Media Residency Returns to Rochester on May 12

We're pleased to announce that our one-day Social Media Residency will meet May 12th at the Doubletree Hotel, near the Mayo Clinic campus in downtown Rochester, Minn. The Social Media Residency had been a 1.5-day course, with participants completing a few basic online modules in advance to create a common frame of [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

Friending Your Employees

You are a supervisor at Mayo Clinic. You decide that Facebook would be a great way to communicate with your employees at work, whether through private groups or just on each other’s walls. An employee has not responded to your friend request. Should you be upset? A. Yes, your employee is clearly [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

Friending Patients

Mayo Clinic strongly discourages its health care professionals from friending their patients, whether the patient initiates the request or not. It may be acceptable in some limited situations. Which of the following reasons would NOT be an appropriate exception to the no-friending guideline? A. You don’t plan to see the patient [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

Bringing an iPad to Social Media Residency?

If you're attending our Social Media Residency and plan to use an iPad, we encourage you to download and install these apps ASAP! You'll also need to create an accounts on each of these platforms if you don't already have one. Installing these apps before starting Residency will save you time and ensure that [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

Social Media Residency Coming to Salt Lake City April 15

The Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media is pleased to collaborate with University of Utah Health Care, a member of the Social Media Health Network, to bring the Social Media Residency program to Salt Lake City on April 15. In 2014 we are continuing the practice of bringing our Social Media Residency [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

GSM 104: Personal Branding in Social Media

Your personal brand is among your most important assets as a professional, particularly as it is reflected in Internet search results. What do people see when they go to Google (or another search engine) and enter your name? For physicians this is particularly important, as various doctor-rating sites compete for [...]

Created by Lee Aase

#MayoRagan: Hottest trends—Instagram, Infographics and Vine

Your hospital is on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, right? That’s great—but maybe you should consider expanding your online empire. This panel consisted of hospital communicators from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Arnold Palmer Medical Center, and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Ben Dillon, vice president at Geonetric, moderated the panel. In [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

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