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Using Social Media for Crisis Communication

April 28, 2011
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Tweet Recent storms are a reminder to update crisis plans We’ve had a particularly violent storm season this Spring in the St. Louis area, but this past weekend it turned destructive.  For the 4th time in a week the local warning sirens were blaring on Friday night while I was at a local retail store.  […]

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Leveraging Social Media for Physician Recruiting

September 22, 2010
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Tweet The following post is an excerpt from an upcoming article in a journal for the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters.  It’s the first in a series of articles addressing the opportunities of physician recruiting through social media networks. Utilizing Social Media in the Physician Recruiting Process For the past two years, many hospitals and […]

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The Unintended Result of Taking a Break

July 20, 2010
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Tweet The bottom line is, I don’t have time to be writing this article.  I should be working on a proposal for a client and finalizing slides for an upcoming presentation.  Instead, I chose to take a break from my preparation and unfortunately discovered the delightful time waster – xtranormal.com.  The following video is the […]

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The Anatomy of a Successful Hospital Fan Page

July 18, 2010
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Tweet Recently, I wrote a series of articles regarding the best hospital Facebook fan pages.  While preparing for that project, I reviewed hundreds of pages of which one in particular seemed to stand out – Children’s Hospital Boston (Children’s).  Since that time, I have had the opportunity to discuss the specifics of Children’s Facebook history […]

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Illinois Hospital Association Offers Ratings Online

May 11, 2010
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Tweet The Illinois Hospital Association (IHA), which represents nearly 200 hospitals statewide, has recently made huge strides in online transparency.  Just last month they launched IllinoisHospitals.org which reports on the quality, patient satisfaction and services of their member hospitals and health systems. “The web site not only shares in one convenient place a description of […]

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Strategic Social Media for Healthcare Conference

April 26, 2010
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Tweet July 26-28, 2010 New York, NY I‘m excited to announce an upcoming speaking engagement at the Strategic Social Media for Healthcare conference this summer in New York.  Attendees for the conference will be senior level decision makers from health systems, hospitals and clinics involved with furthering their organizational mission using social media platforms and […]

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Best Hospital Facebook Pages – Health Systems

February 26, 2010
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Tweet Today we conclude with our final article of the “Best Hospital Facebook Pages” series with the health system category.   This 4 part series has been categorized in the following manner: Individual hospitals Specialty hospitals Children’s hospitals Health systems Health systems are different from the other pages we have reviewed, because they each include a […]

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Best Hospital Facebook Pages – Children’s Hospitals

February 25, 2010
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Tweet If you’ve been following the AP “Best Hospital Facebook Page” series, you’ve already seen some great examples of hospital pages.  Today we are detailing the best children’s hospital pages which was the most impressive of all 4 categories.  The series is being published and categorized as follows: Individual hospitals Specialty hospitals Children’s hospitals Health […]

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Best Hospital Facebook Pages – Specialty Hospitals

February 24, 2010
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Tweet For day 2 of our “Best Hospital Facebook Page” series, we are detailing specialty hospitals that have made the most of the Facebook fan page format.  The series is being published and categorized as follows: Individual hospitals Specialty hospitals Children’s hospitals Health systems Reviewing the specialty hospital category was a pleasant surprise.  There was […]

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Best Hospital Facebook Pages – Individual Hospitals

February 23, 2010
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Tweet Exhibiting an alert presence on Facebook In the last several days, we have reviewed over 300 Facebook hospital fan pages.  A special thank you goes out to Ed Bennett for his efforts in tracking a large quantity of hospital pages on his website, Found In Cache.  Without this resource the process of reviewing would […]

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