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Twitter Chats Build Community – My Contribution to the Mayo Clinic’s New Social Media Book

Colleen Young

Bringing the social media revolution to health care book coverOn Wednesday, the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media introduced Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Health Care, a new book to help people, specifically health care professionals, join the conversations taking place on social media – conversations that promote health, support people living with chronic diseases, build bridges, deconstruct silos and improve health care.

The book includes a foreword by John Noseworthy, M.D., President and CEO of Mayo Clinic; Preface by Farris Timimi, M.D., Medical Director of MCCSM; a special section about legal concerns by Mayo Clinic Legal Counsel Dan Goldman, J.D., and a checklist for strategic planning.

But what I particularly like about Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Health Care is that the Mayo Clinic invited 30 social media thought leaders to write personal and personable essays on specific common questions and topics about using social media for health and health care. You’ll be familiar with many of…

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