The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #40

The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media #40

Transcript of the First MDchat for October 5, 2010

@MD_Chat

October 5, 2010 saw an internet event take place the likes of which we’ve not seen before … the inaugural Twitter chat for physicians (#MDchat) in which a little over 500 tweets were offered up during the 60 minute session.

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    No Twitter Messages

Want a marketing bonanza? Hospices use social media

@hospicePBC

Hospices have begun to utilize social media to target their main audience-55+ seniors that represent one of the fastest growing segments on the Internet.

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    No Twitter Messages

Online Product Research & Healthcare

@pewinternet

58% of Americans do online research on products and services they are considering purchasing. Additionally, 24% have posted comments and reviews online about products and services. While this article is not specifically about healthcare services, it should serve as a stark reminder to healthcare providers that consumers WILL be talking online. Any provider that is not involved in the online community will be at a disadvantage.

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    No Twitter Messages

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

Progress West Health

@progresswester

Progress West Health found a new and unique use for their Twitter page. They tweet ER wait times about every hour or so!

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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
    Audun Utengen – @foxepracticeOctober 8th, 2010

    The Scoop – This Week in Healthcare Social Media 40 http://ow.ly/2QTAQ #hospice #hcsm #hcmktg #mdchat

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    Audun Utengen – @October 8th, 2010

    The Scoop – This Week in Healthcare Social Media 40 http://ow.ly/2QTAQ #hospice #hcsm #hcmktg #mdchat

  3. @foxepractice
    Audun Utengen – @foxepracticeOctober 8th, 2010

    The Scoop – This Week in Healthcare Social Media 40 http://ow.ly/2QTAQ @MD_Chat @pewinternet @HospicePBC @ProgressWestER

  4. @tmlfox
    Thomas M. Lee – @tmlfoxOctober 11th, 2010

    The Weekly Scoop in Healthcare Social Media – Week 40 http://ow.ly/2Rulg #hospice #hcsm #hcmktg #mdchat #ER