Transcript of the First MDchat for October 5, 2010
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.
Want a marketing bonanza? Hospices use social media
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.
Online Product Research & Healthcare
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.
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
Progress West Health found a new and unique use for their Twitter page. They tweet ER wait times about every hour or so!
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.Follow @symplur