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Hospital group for hospitals online

Hospitals and those representing hospitals online can congregate here and discuss issues pertaining to hospitals and hospitals being online.

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Latest Activity: Feb 5

A worthy slideshow regarding Hospitals and Social Media

A feed from Ed Bennet's blog and his research on Hospitals Online

Does your hospital allow or block access to social media?

UPDATE – The survey is now closed. Note – this post was originally published on Ragan’s Healthcare Communication News Reposted with permission  This new survey by Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media wants to find out so it can prepare a white paper and toolkit based on the findings. By Jessica Levco | Posted: November 7, 2012 Hospitals have [...]

A New Home for the Hospital Social Network List

On July 21, I announced my decision to archive the Hospital Social Network List (HSNL), asking readers to provide information for a final update in August.  Today, I’m delighted to announce that HSNL will in fact continue with a new name and a new home.  It’s moving forward under the auspices of the Mayo Clinic [...]

The Final Update

After a long run, I’ve decided to archive the Hospital Social Network List. The final update will be published at the end of August. Additions and corrections must be received by Friday, August 17, 2012. The list will remain available as an archive, but no changes will be made after this final update. Thank you [...]

Hospitals, Social Media and Compliance

My presentation at the AAMC 2012 Compliance Officers’ Forum   Hospitals, Social Media and Compliance View more presentations from Ed Bennett. Notes and References: Price Waterhouse Coopers Social media “likes” healthcare, From marketing to social business. Full study and charts Primary Reasons for Visiting Professional Online Networks Society for New Communications Research Study Employee Expectations – When IT [...]

Traffic to Hospital Web Sites

Traffic to U.S. Hospital Web Sites (according to Hitwise) Monthly Visits – U.S. Traffic Only

Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Presentation

My presentation at the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media conference. Most audience questions were about opening access to social media, 50% of the organizations at the conference are blocking Facebook and related sites.   Three things I've learned about Healthcare Social Media View more presentations from Ed Bennett

Top 10 reasons a Spring HCSM conference in New York City is better than Rochester in the Winter

By Ed Bennett and Chris Boyer It has been six months since the HCSM Summit in Rochester, Minnesota  hosted by the Mayo Clinic. Many of the same presenters will be in New York for the two-day Connecting Healthcare + Social Media conference (May 17-18). If you couldn’t go to Rochester, here are the top ten reasons you should attend [...]

Consumer Expectations for Healthcare Social Media

Price Waterhouse Coopers has a new research document called – Social media “likes” healthcare, From marketing to social business. (PwC download page) It’s based on: A survey of 1,060 consumers by their Health Research Institute A survey of 124 health industry executives – members of the eHealth Initiative foundation 30 in-depth interviews with industry executives (including [...]

The UMMC Face Transplant Story

An amazing story – I’m so proud to be part of this organization. This video tells the story: More background

Where’s Your Hospital?

A Google Map using data from the Hospital Social Network List. Filter by hospital type, and drill in for detail on each hospital. You can also use it full-screen A big thank you to Silja Chouquet (@whydotpharma) for setting up this map. View U.S. Hospitals with Official Social Media Accounts in a full screen map

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