Items Tagged ‘Colleen Young’

January 19, 2017

FREE Webinar: Hospital-Sponsored Online Patient Support Groups

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

We’re pleased to kick off our 2017 Mayo Clinic Social Media Network (MCSMN) webinar series on Jan. 31 with a look at hospital-sponsored online support groups for patients. We’re also making it one of this year’s FREE webinars. More details on that in bit. We have an outstanding lineup of panelists: Ed Bennett developed the original Hospital […]

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Tags: Colleen Young, Ed Bennett, Janet Gripshover, Online Support Groups


July 26, 2016

Early Bird Registration Open for #MayoInOz

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Early Bird registration is now open for Mayo Clinic’s Second International Healthcare and Social Media Summit, which we’re holding Nov. 15-16 in Melbourne, Australia. The planning committee, led by Lisa Ramshaw, has a great program in the works. We’re pleased to announce that our keynoters include: Andrew Grill, former CEO of Kred and currently Global […]

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Tags: #MayoInOz, Andrew Grill, Brian Loew, Colleen Young, Lisa Ramshaw


April 27, 2016

“Is anyone there?” Is your online community a ghost town?

By Colleen Young, Connect Director colleenyoung

“Well it’s discouraging to find that after three months and 126 views of my post, not a single person made the effort to write a single supportive word.” ~ from a member of an online cancer community What a heart-wrenching post to see on an online patient forum! Nothing spells the demise of a community […]

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Tags: #MCSMN, Colleen Young, Cynthia Elliott, member meeting, Online community


March 23, 2016

Health Care Superheroes Can Stop Patients From Peeing Blue

By Ronald Petrovich ronaldpetrovich

“I am the fastest man alive … An accident made me the impossible,” says Barry Allen in the opening of The CW’s TV series, “The Flash.” Superhero Jessica Jones, now a Netflix sensation, gained flight and unearthly strength after an accident with chemicals. My mishap with synthetic substances was not as dramatic as The Flash […]

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Tags: Colleen Young, Cynthia Waldman, HCM, HCM Association, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Lisa Salberg, Mayo Clinic, Ron Petrovich, Social Media, testicular cancer


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