May 4, 2012

SocialMed: Drafting a Social Media Policy


As more hospitals and medical centers join Facebook and Twitter, developing a social media policy may be topping more agendas. Luckily, there are guidelines pioneered by big-name centers such as The Cleveland Clinic and Massachusetts General Hospital, so other institutions have models to follow…Ed Bennett, manager of web operations at the University of Maryland Medical Center, has a pretty comprehensive list of medical center social media policies on his blog, and the Mayo Clinic's heavyweight Center for Social Media offers these two blog posts as a jumping-off point for policy development groups.


MedPage Today by Kristina Fiore

Tags: Center for Social Media, Mayo Clinic Health System, MedPage Today, Social Media, social media policy

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