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Laurel Cormier
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Signs Social Media in Health Care is Going Mainstream

A recent article in American Medical News says The Mayo Clinic's effort to start a social media center to train physicians and hospitals in the ways of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and podcasting is one of the biggest signs yet that social media in health care has gone mainstream.

The article also notes that although there haven't yet been any formal studies that show the benefits of using social media in the health care field, there is evidence… Continue

Posted on August 11, 2010 at 5:06pm — 1 Comment

Social Media Promotes "Good Health"

This March, a report on chronic disease and the Internet by the Pew Internet and American Life Project and the California HealthCare Foundation showed that people fighting chronic diseases are now using social media to find information and connect with others who suffer similar ailments. A recent article from gives five… Continue

Posted on July 14, 2010 at 5:00pm

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