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June 11th, 2014

Near-death experience brings second chance, new calling

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

On May 14, 2011, Nancy Capelle, a wife and mother of two young daughters, clinically died at the age of 40. She suffered spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), a condition that blocks blood flow to the heart causing a heart attack, abnormalities in heart rhythm and sudden death. But thanks to the quick actions of a paramedic, she is […]

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Tags: Cardiovascular Diseases, clinical trials, Dr. Sharrone Hayes, heart attack, Heart Disease, SCAD, Social Media


July 16th, 2012

From resident to fellow…in social media.

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Social media can be a scary, intimidating thing. The Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media offers hands-on, rigorous training sessions to those who would like to apply social media to their work and make it a little less scary. Anyone can attend, including Mayo Clinic employees and volunteers, but also external professionals. I attended the […]

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Tags: Center for Social Media, Intern, Katie Streater, residency, Social Media


April 6th, 2011

Kidney Donor Found Via Social Media

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Most people think of Facebook and Twitter as fun, engaging social media sites, used to make friends and connect with those sharing common interests. Kirti D. sheds a new light on the power of social media as she tells us an amazing story of how it led her mother, Anuradha D., to an incredible gift—a second […]

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Tags: 2211, 3786, 5291, 5324, 5335, donor, Facebook, kidney, Social Media, Transplant, Twitter


October 29th, 2009

TV Story on Mayo Clinic Social Media

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Regular readers of Sharing Mayo Clinic — or Facebook “fans” or Twitter followers or YouTube subscribers — won’t be surprised at what KAAL-TV reported yesterday about Mayo’s involvement in social media: Social Networking is usually a no-no at work and more young people use it as a means of communicating in our ever evolving high […]

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Tags: Blogs, Facebook, KAAL, Mayo Clinic, Social Media, TV, Twitter, YouTube


June 27th, 2009

Social Media Saturday: All the Top Mayo Clinic News

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Alltop.com is a Web site that enables its users to browse news headlines and lead paragraphs of stories on topics (or from news sources) that interest them. So, for instance, you can go to the Alltop page on topics ranging from Accounting to Zoology, or on health topics such as Acne, Nutrition, Prostate Cancer or […]

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Tags: Alltop, Health, Mayo Clinic, news, Social Media


March 28th, 2009

Mayo Clinic Twitter

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Lee Aase (@LeeAase) is Mayo Clinic’s manager for syndication and social media.n nn nIn previous “Social Media Saturday” posts I’ve introduced Mayo Clinic’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Those are Mayo Clinic’s longer-established social networking platforms, and like the Sharing Mayo Clinic blog they have significant potential for sharing information, enabling patients and staff to make connections […]

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Tags: health care, Healthcare, hospitals, Mayo Clinic, Social Media, Social networking, Twitter


January 31st, 2009

CarePages: Staying Connected with Family and Friends

By Barbara Sorensen barb sorensen

Mayo Clinic knows that support from families, friends, co-workers, neighbors or others is an important aspect of the healing process. Because of this, we offer our patients access to CarePages. CarePages is a free, easy-to-use, blog-like website to help patients share updates about their care before, during and after hospitalization. Many patients find that using […]

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Tags: CarePages, Patient Stories, Social Media, Social networking


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