The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #28

The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #28

Social Media in Health Care: Barriers and Future Trends

@ihealthbeat

This blog post discusses some of the foundation to the current explosion of social media in healthcare. It adresses the health 2.0 movement, engaging e-patients, and how to manage the “conversation”.

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7 Things Every Senior Living, Home Care and LTC…

@bgeyser

A sure proof of how far this technology adoption has come – Social Media in the Long Term Care industry! We have many LTC clients on our own, and must admit the use of social media in long term care is at its inception and that we would expect that its acceptance in the industry will be somewhat slow.

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6 Things I Never Talk About on Twitter

@Doctor_V

Some sound advice for those clinicians who are venturing into the practice of tweeting.

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Healthcare Social Media in Practice

“Healthcare Social Media in Practice” is our pick of the week display of great social media execution in the healthcare industry

@CardioInstitute

A nice example of a Twitter presence. A custom page, pertinent contact information and relevant tweets such as:

What did you eat for breakfast this morning? Check out these healthy breakfast tips & benefits: http://tinyurl.com/pmqf5f”

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About The Scoop

At Symplur we’re committed to providing you as professional healthcare provider with everything you need to understand, position yourself, and to take advantage of the fundamental shift that is taking place in marketing a medical practice.

To that end, each week this page will highlight best practices in healthcare social media that we have come across on the web or from healthcare conferences in order to further your knowledge of the opportunities before you.

We will showcase both healthcare social media consultants and experts who speak out on the subject, as well as those sites that demonstrate what we feel are the best in healthcare social media with examples of how to put the concept of a healthcare online presence to work for their healthcare businesses.

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