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15 Reasons Twitter is Worth Physicians’ Time

When we encourage Mayo Clinic physicians to get involved in Twitter, many are at least willing to give it a try. Others raise objections that generally fall into one of two categories: I’m too busy! I don’t have enough time for email and all my other responsibilities. Why would I [...]

Created by Lee Aase

Should doctors or hospitals follow their patients on Twitter?

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

Webinar - A Social Media Primer for Physicians

Webinar - A Social Media Primer for Physicians

Whether you're a PR or marketing, in-house or at an agency, a private-practice physician embarking on a social program or a manager in charge of a health care nonprofit with staff doctors, our new 75-minute webinar on Thursday, September 26, "A social media primer for hospital physicians" by Susan Tellem, [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

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