Healthcare Social Media Best Practices

Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2010’

The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #38

The must read articles for medical practices this week:

  • Caregivers’ Use of Online Health Information
  • Social Networks Could Track Epidemics
  • The changing penetration of social media across the generations
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A Nursing Home Administrator, a Healthcare Consultant…but I never knew I was a ‘Middle Boomer’!

Well, I sure didn’t until I read an article the other day which said that “middle boomers” are those individuals who were born between 1952 and 1958.  I quickly realized that I was a member of this group, one which apparently, differs distinctly from the youngest and oldest boomers, so called “bookends”.  We middle boomers (can I call us “mb’s” …

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The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #37

The must read articles for medical practices this week:

  • The Power of Mobile
  • Social Media Can Boost Practice Success
  • Man becomes mayor of own colon
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Twitter Basics for Healthcare Businesses

“Web 1.0 was where corporations thought the internet was another dandy platform for telling us what they wanted us to know. Web 2.0 was where we showed them that the internet is about us, not them, and that if they want to stay around, they’d better sit back, shut up, and listen. Web 2.0, like Rock and Roll, is here …

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The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #36

The must read articles for medical practices this week:

  • White Teeth Help When You Are Being Social
  • MIT Study Suggests Social Networks Influence Behavior
  • 3 Studies Show Facebook’s Marketing Potential
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Medical Practice Marketing on Facebook

Why advertising to prospective patients on Facebook? Custom fit target audience by psychographic info that aligns perfectly with your medical practice.

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The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #35

The must read articles for medical practices this week:

  • The 5 Basic Rules for Happiness on Twitter
  • Social Media Best Practices for Senior Living and LTC
  • Implications: Why social media might be catching on for older adults
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