Items Tagged ‘Community Development’

July 3, 2019

Building Community: Social Media as the Glue

By Jess Lewis jesslewis422

and Jenn Shafer Jess Lewis and Jenn Shafer will present “Community & Collaboration: Building a Cohesive Culture Inside & Out” at the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network 2019 Annual Conference. To learn more from Jess, Jenn, and other expert speakers, please join us! You’re not an island – even as a team of one, you can build relationships […]

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Tags: Community Development, Online community


June 11, 2019

Remarkable opportunity to make a profound difference

By Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director DanHinmon

When our first daughter Eliza was born she was absolutely beautiful and seemed perfect in our eyes. After about a week her skin became sallow. We suspected jaundice, so we did what every good parent did at the time in these cases. We stripped off her clothes and placed her safely on the window ledge, […]

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Tags: Community Development, rare diseases


January 5, 2018

Twitter Chats Build Community

By Colleen Young, Connect Director colleenyoung

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. A Twitter chat, like many things, is relatively easy to start. However, building relationships and sustaining the community requires time and effort. The groundwork for […]

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Tags: #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom, Case Studies, Community Development, Platforms, strategy, Tactics & Best Practices, Tweet chat, Twitter, Twitter Chat


December 1, 2017

Changing Health Care 140 Characters at a Time

By danamlewis danamlewis

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. If you’ve read the title of this piece and scoffed, you’re in good company. Almost everyone in health care scoffs the first time I talk […]

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Tags: #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom, Case Studies, Community Development, Physician Involvement, Platforms, strategy, Tactics & Best Practices, Twitter


November 24, 2017

Facebook Forces Us Into the Conversations We Should Have Been Having All Along

By Cynthia Floyd Manley cynthiamanley

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. The oncologist was so angry he was shaking. How had his photo ended up on Facebook? Why was the Cancer Center even on Facebook? “No […]

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Tags: #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom, Community Development, Facebook, General, Platforms, strategy, Tactics & Best Practices


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