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Professionalism Today and Tomorrow: Sustaining Trust in a Technology-Driven Health Care World

The Mayo Clinic Program in Professionalism and Ethics is presenting a special CME program, Professionalism Today and Tomorrow: Sustaining Trust in a Technology-Driven Health Care World, in Rochester, Minn. August 18-19, 2014. As the course introduction describes it: Modern technology has the potential to improve the quality, safety, efficiency and [...]

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Starting Social Media Grand Rounds

Social Media Grand Rounds is an educational and networking event we will be holding every other month on our Mayo Clinic campuses, with a video stream available for those who can’t join us in person. It's a chance for us to gather outside ideas and perspectives, often from other industries, [...]

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BLOG 201: Innovation Case Study in Curation

When I first heard the motto of our Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation (CFI) – Think Big. Start Small. Move Fast.™ – it immediately resonated with me. In three punchy sentences of two words each, it encapsulated not only our social media history at Mayo Clinic – which led to [...]

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Brand Journalism with the Mayo Clinic News Network

Brand Journalism offers opportunity for both the media and your organization. At the #MayoRagan Health Care Social Media Summit at @mayoclinic, consultant/writer Jim Yisela, @jpyr ,Mayo Clinic Media Relations Manager Karl Oestreich and I, Ron Petrovich , Manager, Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media #MCCSM, conducted a workshop on how to tell, [...]

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Social Media Week at Mayo Clinic Starts Monday

The most intense week in health care social media starts in just six days, as Social Media Residency kicks off Social Media Week at Mayo Clinic. With the exception of the Social Media Health Network Member Meeting, which begins Thursday afternoon, all of the activities will be held in the [...]

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TW 110: How to Effectively Participate in a Twitter Chat

Twitter chats provide a great opportunity to create health-related discussions, bringing together people from all over the world who are interested in a particular topic. has a directory of healthcare hashtags, and in a future course Dana Lewis from our #MCCSM External Advisory Board will be telling the story [...]

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Associate memberships offer opportunity for Patient Advocates, Students, Faculty

We’re excited to announce a new opportunity for people who don’t currently work full-time in the health care industry to become Associate Members of the Social Media Health Network. The network is a project of our Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, gathering individuals and organizations interested in applying social [...]

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Summit Spotlight: How to moderate and monitor your hospital's social sites

Editor's Note: This post by Jessica Levco originally appeared on Ragan's Healthcare Communication News and previews a pre-conference workshop from the 5th Annual Health Care Social Media Summit in October, which is part of Social Media Week at Mayo Clinic.  Ever wonder what to do if somebody says something nasty [...]

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Brand Journalism Featured at Social Media Summit

Brand Journalism will be a hot topic at next month's 5th Annual Health Care Social Media Summit at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The #MayoRagan Social Media Summit, which is part of Social Media Week at Mayo Clinic Oct. 21-25 and produced in collaboration with Ragan Communications, starts with pre-conference workshops [...]

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FB 101: Introduction to Facebook

Facebook is the world's most widely used social networking site, with more than 1 billion active users. If you haven't yet created your personal profile on Facebook, this brief video will walk you through the process. Watch/Listen: You may wish to click on the lower right corner of the video [...]

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Six Network Members Make Top 50 Social Media Friendly Hospitals

Recently, (sister site to the largest public health property, published an article on the Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Hospitals for 2013. The staff at gathered social media stats for all of the hospitals listed as “Nationally Ranked” for at least one adult specialty by U.S. News & World [...]

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GSM 121: Advanced Applications of Slideshare

Update (3/27/14): As announced in February, Slideshare has dropped support for the slidecasts feature. Therefore now the only multimedia option in Slideshare is embedding YouTube videos. In the text below the parts that have been made inoperative by this change are indicated in this way. In GSM 150 we cover [...]

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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 [...]

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Health Care Leaders to Follow on Twitter

Wonder which health care leaders you should be following on Twitter? Becker's Hospital Review provides a good starting point with a list of “20 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Follow on Twitter.” We are excited that it includes Dr. Wyatt W. Decker, @wyattwdecker, CEO at Mayo Clinic in Arizona! [...]

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Patients/Caregivers: Win a Scholarship to Social Media Week at Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media is offering an opportunity for patient advocates to participate in its Social Media Week at Mayo Clinic, Oct. 21-25, 2013, in Rochester, Minn. through its third annual scholarship contest for patients and caregivers. "We want patients and caregivers to be represented in these [...]

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Day 2: Pre-Conference Workshops

On the Tuesday of Social Media Week at Mayo Clinic, before the #MayoRagan Social Media Summit officially begins, we’re glad to offer four half-day workshops. You have two choices in the morning and two in the afternoon. Note to Social Media Residency participants: Social Media Residency goes through Tuesday noon, so [...]

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Agenda Released for NYC Social Media Residency

The start of our first Social Media Residency to be held outside of a Mayo Clinic campus is just 13 days away, beginning on Tuesday, June 18 at 8 a.m. at Lenox Hill Hospital, 131 East 76th Street, in New York City. We've just finalized the agenda and our cadre of [...]

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New Look for Social Media Health Network Site

If you're reading this post, you're seeing another milestone in our integration of blogging and social networking into our overall Web experience for Mayo Clinic. Long-time members of the Social Media Health Network (or even those who visited the site yesterday) may remember the green theme we have used for [...]

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Call for Presentations: Social Media Week at Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media will again host its Social Media Week in Rochester, Minn. in October, and we hope you will plan to attend. To help us develop the strongest program, we invite you to submit a presentation proposal to be considered for inclusion. More on that [...]

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Orientation 101: Creating Your Account

The process for creating a personal account in the Social Media Health Network is the same, whether you're a Member or Guest. A free Guest account in the Social Media Health Network provides limited access so you can sample the Network offerings before joining. If you work for an organization that [...]

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