Items Tagged ‘#FlashbackFriday’

January 5th, 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 1st, 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 24th, 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


November 17th, 2017

Building Relationships on YouTube

By Susanna H. French susannafrench

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. Our four most-viewed videos are not the compelling patient stories most likely to end up shared on Facebook or talked about over dinner. They’re didactic […]

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Tags: #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom, blogging, General, Platforms, Software, strategy, Tactics & Best Practices


November 10th, 2017

Health Care Blogging is Alive and Well

By Christian Sinclair christiansinclair

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. Some have declared blogs dead in the age of short-form communication platforms like Twitter, but if you really look closely, many tweets and Facebook posts […]

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Tags: #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom, blogging, General, Platforms, Software, strategy, Tactics & Best Practices


November 3rd, 2017

Why Blogging Matters for Physicians

By Mike Sevilla, MD drmikesevilla

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. Patients seem to be highlighting the value of social media for physicians and providers. Every day patients bring in printouts from Internet sites and ask […]

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Tags: & Tools, #FlashbackFriday, #TimelessWisdom, blogging, General, Platforms, Software, strategy, Tactics & Best Practices


October 20th, 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


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