The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #35

The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #35

The 5 Basic Rules for Happiness on Twitter

@raybeckerman

The number “13″ is normally associated with bad luck, but this list of thirteen items consists of “The 5 basic rules for happiness on Twitter” and the “Application of the 5 basic rules”. Follow them, and good things will happen.

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Social Media Best Practices for Senior Living and LTC

@bgeyser

A good commentary and solid pointers about establishing and maintaining a relevant and vibrant Facebook page for long term care providers.

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Why social media might be catching on for older adults

@Pew_Internet

“There are two activities which stand out among people living with chronic disease: blogging and participating in online health discussions. When other demographic factors are held constant, having a chronic disease significantly increases an internet user’s likelihood to say they work on a blog or contribute to an online discussion, a listserv, or other forum that helps people with personal issues or health problems.”

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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

University of Michigan Health System

@umhealthsystem

“For our triumphs are not in research alone, nor in the hands of a single doctor, but rather in the rewards realized from working together.

If their Facebook Page represents as a valid evidence of how the rest of their organization is working, we can confidently say that they must be realizing rewards from working together. Their page has a very large following, many of whom are active in discussing issues and articles on their wall page, making this is one of the best Facebook “wall pages” we’ve encountered.

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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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  1. @foxepractice
    Fox ePractice – @foxepracticeSeptember 3rd, 2010

    The Scoop – This Week in Healthcare Social Media 35 http://ow.ly/2zjzK #LTC #hcsm #hcsmeu #hcmktg

  2. @foxepractice
    Fox ePractice – @foxepracticeSeptember 3rd, 2010

    FYI: The Scoop – This Week in Healthcare Social Media 35 http://ow.ly/2zjzK @RayBeckerman @bgeyser @Pew_Internet @UMHealthSystem

  3. @foxepractice
    Fox ePractice – @foxepracticeSeptember 3rd, 2010

    FYI: The Scoop – This Week in Healthcare Social Media 35 http://ow.ly/2zjzK @RayBeckerman @bgeyser @Pew_Internet @UMHealthSystem

  4. @nrcticker
    Ticker – @nrctickerSeptember 3rd, 2010

    The Scoop – This Week in Healthcare Social Media 35 http://ow.ly/2zjzK #LTC #hcsm #hcsmeu #hcmktg (via @foxepractice)

  5. @ctffox
    Craig Fukushima – @ctffoxSeptember 4th, 2010

    Great stuff on LTC! RT@foxepractice: The Scoop – This Week in Healthcare Social Media 35 http://ow.ly/2zjzK #LTC #hcsm #hcsmeu #hcmktg

  6. @tmlfox
    Thomas M. Lee – @tmlfoxSeptember 6th, 2010

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