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Conference Presenters, Consider "Flipping" Your Talk/Panel/Poster Session

Presenting at a conference? Even if it's sooner than soon, thanks to social media you still have time to generate more engagement by "flipping" your talk or panel presentation or workshop or poster session. I've known about this tactic for a while, but have become even more convinced of its value beyond [...]

Created by Meredith Gould, PhD

The Case for Social Media in Professionalism

I really like the way the organizers of this Mayo Clinic CME conference framed the title of my presentation today. It's not "the case for professionalism in social media" which in health care would be a no-brainer. Of course all physicians in social media should conduct themselves professionally. I'm looking forward [...]

Created by Lee Aase

Practice Pointers in the Wake of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Privacy Settlement

An OB/GYN at Johns Hopkins was fired last year after a colleague reported her suspicions about a "pen-like device" that was always around his neck, and that turned out to be a camera. The OB/GYN had secretly photographed 7,000 patients over ten years while conducting pelvic exams. Ten days later he [...]

Created by David Harlow

Start the Patient-Doctor Relationship with Questions about Gathering Health Information

About one third of U.S. adults with online access will look up health information about a specific condition, but only about half will discuss what they've found with a doctor [Pew Internet]. Recent research suggests patients want to share what they learn online but often get a negative reaction from [...]

Created by Matthew Katz, MD

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 [...]

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

Posting About a Patient, Part 3

A patient gave you a beautiful handmade thank you note. You love it so much that you want to share it with your friends and family. You take a picture and post it on Facebook with the following note: Isn't my patient amazing? She’s in remission, and she’s the strongest [...]

Created by Randy Schwarz

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