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Welcome to the Best Doctors newsletter!

Welcome to the Best Doctors newsletter! | MedSM | Scoop.it

Best Doctors enables physicians to work together in an innovative way to ensure that patients receive the right diagnosis and treatment. Our expert medical consultation service provides patients with access to the best medical minds in the world.
 

This newsletter will provide insights into how and why clinicians are utilizing medicine social media to collaborate. 

 

Please SUBSCRIBE to receive all of our updates by clicking the Follow button on the right side of the page OR by emailing us at physicians@bestdoctors.com, subject line: Subscribe.

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4 Must-Read HCSM Articles

4 Must-Read HCSM Articles | MedSM | Scoop.it
Kelli Cleary
Content and Programming Manager
Best Doctors, Inc.
It’s been over a year since our last webinar on how social media can change the way physicians work together. In that time, the...
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5 Reasons Why Mayo Clinic Dominates Social Media in Healthcare

5 Reasons Why Mayo Clinic Dominates Social Media in Healthcare | MedSM | Scoop.it
What makes Mayo Clinic dominate social media in healthcare? Here are 5 reasons why.
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4 Twitter Tactics for Savvy Healthcare Providers

4 Twitter Tactics for Savvy Healthcare Providers | MedSM | Scoop.it

In the right hands, tweeting can greatly enhance a healthcare provider’s brand. Four physicians with an active Twitter presence illustrate the basic tenets that lead to social media success.

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eCurbsides to Tumor Boards: Real Patients and Real Benefits of Online Medical Communities

A physician panel demonstrates how they use online tools to improve participation in curbside consultations and tumor boards. They'll share how you can: - Ho...
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Can social media help measure physician quality?

Can social media help measure physician quality? | MedSM | Scoop.it
Social media might be the most reliable way to discover whether or not your doctor is kind, thoughtful, observant, and detail-oriented.
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Top 10 reasons I use Twitter in Healthcare

Top 10 reasons I use Twitter in Healthcare | MedSM | Scoop.it

I’ve been on Twitter for almost a couple of years now and when I talk to people about it, I still get a healthy dose of skepticism.

So I’ve put together a top ten list of why as a physician and medical educator, I use Twitter.

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Real-World Ways Social Media, Mobile Apps and Big Data are Changing Health Care

Apple and 15-year-old Morgan Gleason (@Morgan_Gleason) are rocking health care news this week, shining an ever-brighter spotlight on the epic sea change underway in how people are choosing to engage with the health care system and with health care brands.

From her hospital bed, Morgan’s mom videotaped her rant against some of the basic things that tend to suck the “care” right out of health care and the patience right out of patients and their families.

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100 Social Media And Digital Health Accounts To Follow In 2014

100 Social Media And Digital Health Accounts To Follow In 2014 | MedSM | Scoop.it
Social media is a radical shift in the way we communicate. The healthcare conversation is no longer a one-way narrative but is evolving into a global, participatory discussion. If you want to find ...
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Top 5 Digital Health Buzzwords of 2013

Top 5 Digital Health Buzzwords of 2013 | MedSM | Scoop.it
Dr. Saif Abed provides the top 5 digital health buzzwords of 2013 that dominated the industry and why he hopes we should NOT see them in 2014.
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Do you keep your physician website up-to-date?

Do you keep your physician website up-to-date? | MedSM | Scoop.it
Learn why it's important.
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3 ways to take control of your online presence

3 ways to take control of your online presence | MedSM | Scoop.it
Don’t let the trolls speak for you.
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5 Ways to Nurture Your Medical Practice with Social Media

5 Ways to Nurture Your Medical Practice with Social Media | MedSM | Scoop.it

Kristen Mozayeni, Director of Marketing
ProvidenceEye.com | @ProvidenceEye

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Expanding Physician Communication with Social Media

Expanding Physician Communication with Social Media | MedSM | Scoop.it

Dr. Miguel-Angel Perales, Deputy Chief of Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service and Director of the Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation Fellowship Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, said recently on a webinar about online physician collaboration:

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4 ways to cure social media challenges

4 ways to cure social media challenges | MedSM | Scoop.it
Social media can be a great way to market your practice and interact with patients, but there's always more to learn about how to make the most of this medium. 
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The promising role of social media in preventing HIV

The promising role of social media in preventing HIV | MedSM | Scoop.it
Social media and other digital technologies provide an arguably underused opportunity to reach and engage with communities on health issues.
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3 ways to improve your social media efforts in 2014

3 ways to improve your social media efforts in 2014 | MedSM | Scoop.it
Most health care marketers have been debating social media strategies for the 2014 for months now. Some of them may have even started easing into a transition so the new approach isn’t such a shock for their audience.

If you feel like you’re behind the crowd with your health care social media marketing plans, or if what you came up with a few weeks ago suddenly doesn’t seem like such a good idea anymore, then help follows below. Here are three no-fail ways to ramp up your social media in the 2014:

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How social media can combat chronic disease

How social media can combat chronic disease | MedSM | Scoop.it

Social media can help combat chronic illness, according to a new eHealth Initiative report.

The report states social media and online communities can enhance health education by promoting healthy eating, active living and wellness--addressing many of the preventable problems that lead to chronic disease, which plagues more than 133 million Americans and contributes to about 75 percent of the country's healthcare spending. 

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Why I tweet: A patient advocate view

Why I tweet: A patient advocate view | MedSM | Scoop.it
Who would have thought that this tiny aperture -- a mere 140 characters -- could connect me with so many smart, feisty people?
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5 Ways to Nurture Your Medical Practice with Social Media

Running a social media campaign in a medical practice can be an intimidating prospect, but here are five easy ways to nurture and grow your practice with social
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What are the most Google-searched symptoms of 2013?

What are the most Google-searched symptoms of 2013? | MedSM | Scoop.it
It’s no surprise that patients are turning to “Dr. Google” to research symptoms for medical problems. The number of patients – and even physicians – who are “symp
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A role for drones in healthcare

A role for drones in healthcare | MedSM | Scoop.it
what will it take for hospitals to be the best run organizations on the face of the planet?
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The STAT Ten: Dr. Bertalan Mesko, The Geek Who's Changing The World

The STAT Ten: Dr. Bertalan Mesko, The Geek Who's Changing The World | MedSM | Scoop.it
STAT Ten is intended to give a voice to those in digital health.
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Digital Health Is Very Sick--Its Marketing Is Anemic

Digital Health Is Very Sick--Its Marketing Is Anemic | MedSM | Scoop.it
A diagnosis of bad advertising Time and time again, I see the typical healthcare advertising image--the empowered customer, the smiling patient, the striding athlete and the achieving child.
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