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

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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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Want a marketing bonanza? Hospices use social media

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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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Online Product Research & Healthcare

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

Progress West Health

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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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