Items Tagged ‘Dr. Joseph Dearani’

April 10, 2017

Webinar: Physicians, Patients & Rare Diseases on Social Media

By Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director DanHinmon

On July 26, 2016, we hosted a webinar with Dr. Joseph Dearani, chair of the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, and a patient, Cynthia Burstein Waldman. Although our webinars are generally limited to premium members, we open three webinars each year to basic members and the public as well. This webinar was one of the […]

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Tags: Cynthia Burstein Waldman, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Facebook, Lee Aase, rare diseases, webinar


July 18, 2016

July Webinar: Physicians, Patients & Rare Diseases on Social Media

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Both patients and physicians are finding practical benefits using social media. This is particularly true for patients with rare heart conditions. Dr. Joseph Dearani, Chair of the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, is using Facebook pages to consolidate information for patients and their families as well as to provide a space for patients […]

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Tags: Cynthia Burstein Waldman, Dr. Joseph Dearani, webinar


July 6, 2016

How Facebook Changed a Physician’s Mind about Surgery

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

In recent posts we’ve featured Mayo Clinic Cardiac Surgeon Joseph Dearani, M.D. discussing his strategic use of Facebook pages as consolidated information sources for patients and families considering surgery, and also how those families are using Facebook groups and other social sites to better prepare for their encounters with physicians and the health care system. In […]

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Tags: Cardiac Surgery, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Ebstein's Anomaly


July 1, 2016

How Facebook Groups Help Patients Prepare for Medical Encounters

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

In an earlier post we featured video from Mayo Clinic Cardiac Surgeon Joseph Dearani, M.D., discussion how he has used Facebook pages to provide helpful resources for patients and families considering heart surgery for rare congenital heart defects. In Part II below, Dr. Dearani discusses how private Facebook groups and other online forums prepare parents […]

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Tags: Dr. Joseph Dearani, Facebook


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