Items Tagged ‘social network’

February 21, 2013

Live Twitter surgeries hit with hospitals, public

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

The Mayo Clinic has been a leader in the field, said Lee Aase, the clinic’s social media director but has opted not to do live events from the OR, feeling that it is voyeuristic and does not provide additional benefits. The clinic has focused instead on question-and-answer sessions on specific topics. “People are taking their […]

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Tags: Bloomberg, Lee Aase, live events, live tweet, social network

February 5, 2013

In Online Patient Communities, How Much Sharing Is Too Much?

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

When you become a patient, a whole new world of social networking opens up. There’s one site that was described to me as being “like for cancer patients,” because it sorts its users by a/s/l, along with type of cancer and treatment…On the positive side, patients finding each other online can promote research that will […]

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Tags: Community, online, SCAD, social network, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, The Atlantic

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