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October 29, 2009

TV Story on Mayo Clinic Social Media

By Lee Aase

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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 tech world. But you might be surprised to know that Mayo Clinic is using all forms of social media to its benefit, as well as the benefit of its patients...

More than 25 percent of Mayo Clinic patients come from more than 500 miles away. As a result, Mayo has turned to social media as a way to communicate with those patients.

You can see the full story here. For more details on Mayo Clinic's social media platforms and how you can get involved, see 10 Ways You Can Use Mayo Clinic's Social Media Tools.

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