The Scoop #4 – Best Practices in Healthcare Social Media

The Scoop #4 – Best Practices in Healthcare Social Media

How to manage healthcare social media risk

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As this article points out, providers may not choose to use Facebook or Twitter but rest assured that their patients and staff are. Health care providers would be short sighted not to consider both the risks and benefits of social media

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Twitter Revealed Epidemic Two Weeks Before Health Officials [STUDY]

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To conduct the study, the researchers created a timeline by searching for the term cholera and the #cholera hashtag on Twitter from Oct. 20 to Nov. 3, 2010.

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Facebook as a source of healthcare value?

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In July we wrote “How Facebook Saved My Son’s Life,” about a Slate.com item, where a mom’s Facebook postings unexpectedly led to discovering Kawasaki disease in her son over a weekend. It’s a time-sensitive condition, and getting to the emergency room was in fact important.

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