Healthcare Social Media Best Practices

Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2010’

The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #34

The must read articles for medical practices this week:

  • Twitter in the Operating Room – No Longer News
  • No Longer News | Ruth Becker’s (94) iPad Guide
  • New LTC Facebook Page Marketing Guidelines and Benchmarks
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How to add your Medical Practice to Facebook Places

Facebook Places and the Healthcare Industry On August 18th Facebook finally launched their long expected entry into the location-based social network scene. We can say pretty safely that this is going to be another milestone for healthcare social media. With over 500 million members, whatever direction Facebook chooses to go with this new feature, it’s going to make a big …

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Why Facebook Places is going to be a big deal for the healthcare industry

What is Facebook Places? Let’s start with the basics. Facebook Places is basically a mobile app feature that allows you to share where you are located and see where your friends are physically located. You can choose to “check in” virtually with Facebook Places when you visit your local coffee shop or your local dentist, immediately communicating to your friends …

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The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #32

The must read articles for medical practices this week:

  • Effective Social Media For The 55 or Better Crowd
  • Facebook and Hospitals … Do we endeavor to Engage, Educate, Manage or Forbid
  • 7 Deadly Sins of Health Care Social Media
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Pulmonary Specialty: Who to Follow on Twitter

In our previous article, we presented our best practice for finding the right people to follow on twitter within a medical specialty. Those general Twitter tips will work for any healthcare organization looking to kick-start their Twitter presence regardless of healthcare specialty. In this article, we will take it one step further and present to you the end result of …

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The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #31

The must read articles for medical practices this week:

  • Oakwood Hospital Employee Fired for Facebook Posting
  • “Cyberchondriacs” on the Rise?
  • If Ivy Bean can master Twitter, so can we
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Who to follow on Twitter within your medical specialty

Best practice on how to create a Twitter profile for your medical practice. Here is how to find people to follow on Twitter for your medical specialty.

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