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April 10, 2019

2019 Social Media Conferences

By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist toffenbacher

We must never be too busy to take time to sharpen the saw. – Stephen Covey Industry conferences offer valuable opportunities to “sharpen the saw.” You are your organization’s greatest asset and taking time to learn from and connect with experts is worth the effort. The Mayo Clinic Social Media Network hosts the nation’s premiere […]

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January 22, 2019

New Year Motivation: A Day in the Life of Dr. Pashtoon Kasi, oncologist, researcher, teacher, and dad

By Audrey Laine Seymour, Senior Communications Specialist audreylaine

If you feel like you’re drowning in the sea of work and life, you’re not alone. In fact, 66% of full-time employees in the U.S. do not strongly believe they have work/life balance. But there are a few people who seem to have it figured out. Pashtoon Kasi, MBBS, M.D., M.S., is one of them. […]

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Tags: new year resolution, work life balance


October 20, 2017

Humanize Your Hospital by Blogging

By Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director DanHinmon

Editor’s Note: This essay is part of our weekly #TimeLessWisdom series, in which we’re highlighting one of the contributions from our 2012 book, Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Health Care. Learn more about the series. In Search of Excellence author and renowned business consultant Tom Peters says, No single thing in the last fifteen years professionally has been more important […]

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Tags: #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom, blogging


October 13, 2017

Blogging Gives Patients Freedom of the Press— and That’s Freedom to Be Heard

By ePatientDave epatientdave

Editor’s Note: This essay is part of our weekly #TimeLessWisdom series, in which we’re highlighting one of the contributions from our 2012 book, Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Health Care. Learn more about the series. American journalist A. J. Liebling famously said, “Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.” Blogging gives you one. It’s not […]

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Tags: #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom, blogging


October 6, 2017

The (New) Pediatrician’s (New) Handshake

By Wendy Sue Swanson, MD wendysueswanson

Editor’s Note: This essay is part of our weekly #TimeLessWisdom series, in which we’re highlighting one of the contributions from our 2012 book, Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Health Care. Learn more about the series. One of my mentors in residency told me the pediatrician’s handshake was different. Instead of grasping a child’s palm, pediatricians touch the top […]

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Tags: #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom


September 29, 2017

9 Ways to Change Health Care

By Mary Pat Whaley marypatwhaley

Editor’s Note: This essay is part of our weekly #TimeLessWisdom series, in which we’re highlighting one of the contributions from our 2012 book, Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Health Care. Learn more about the series. Health care is changing. It’s changing to eliminate waste of money, time, and resources. It’s changing to make more care available with fewer […]

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Tags: #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom


September 22, 2017

Social Media Starts with People

By Shel Holtz shelholtz

Editor’s Note: This is the first post in a weekly series we’re calling #TimelessWisdom. Each Friday, we’ll be taking a look back and highlighting one of the contributions from our 2012 book, Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Health Care. Learn more about the series. In the earliest days of the Internet’s life as a […]

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Tags: #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom


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