Twitter

Twitter, a microblogging social media platform, is being increasingly used in the healthcare realm for education, dissemination of medical literature and research, healthcare campaigns and engaging with peers for debate, collaboration and networking. This increased use of Twitter is particularly evident in the field of cardiology where twitter hashtags are [...]

By Hana Bangash • August 22, 2019
As 2018 draws to a close, here's an interesting story on the importance of digging beneath the surface of your social media metrics. You may also find the subject matter of the underlying story helpful in your personal life. Our team tracks metrics performance on a weekly basis, [...]
By Stacy Theobald • December 26, 2018
These days, a smart phone is a must-have accessory when attending professional meetings and conferences. Attendees use them to snap photos of every slide presented, groaning in disappointment if the speaker clicks to the next slide before they’ve snapped a photo. Photos of the best slides get posted to Twitter. [...]
By Nicole Ferrara • November 28, 2018
For several years, I’ve written a blog post on our annual event advertising results. Past ones can be found here, here, and here. Many of those take-aways still apply, but rather than reiterating previous lessons, I wanted to take a newer, lighter approach to this review. It [...]
By MakalaArce • November 19, 2018
The slow dissemination of scientific and medical advances is one of the tragedies of modern medicine. People continue to suffer with various diseases, conditions and injuries because discoveries that could help them take so long—researchers estimate 17 years on average—to be translated into practice. One of [...]
By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network • July 2, 2018
Social Media Residency is a swift one-day journey through social media. We talk strategy, what's new and next on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, strategies for physicians and nurses, measurement and monitoring, and how to optimize video—with members of the Social and Digital Innovation team available during the [...]
By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist • June 11, 2018
At Mayo Clinic, staff is encouraged to use social media, and training and resources are available to help us use it safely and effectively with confidence. But how do researchers and physicians (or anyone) become leaders on social media when there are millions of people on each platform?! Raising your [...]
By Audrey Laine Seymour, Senior Communications Specialist • May 1, 2018