Sharing Mayo Clinic

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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


February 2nd, 2011

Get on the Target Field Jumbotron with your health tip!

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

Mayo Clinic and the Minnesota Twins are teaming up again this season to help improve the health of Twins fans. And this time, we want to know how you and your families stay healthy. Enter our video contest for a chance to win four tickets to a Twins game at Target Field to see your […]

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Tags: Facebook, health tips, Jumbotron, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Twins, Video, Video contest


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


April 16th, 2009

10 Ways You Can Use Mayo Clinic’s Social Media Tools

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

Mayo  Clinic’s use of social media was highlighted this morning in a story on ABC’s Good Morning America (see the story). The story’s focus was on medical organizations using Twitter, but that’s just one of several social media tools Mayo Clinic is using to share in-depth medical information and to gather communities of Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: ABC, Facebook, GMA, Good Morning America, Mayo Clinic, Twitter, YouTube


February 14th, 2009

Social Media Saturday: Mayo Clinic’s YouTube Channel

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

Many of our patients (and employees for that matter), are unfamiliar with social media sites and how to use them. We have previously discussed Facebook and how to become a Mayo Clinic “fan,” as well as how you can share Sharing Mayo Clinic. Today we start a weekly feature called “Social Media Saturdays” which will […]

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Tags: email, Facebook, Mayo Clinic, MySpace, Videos, YouTube


January 22nd, 2009

Sharing Sharing Mayo Clinic

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

At the bottom of each story on Sharing Mayo Clinic you will note a toolbar that looks like this: These icons represent social networking, sharing and news sites you can use to pass along interesting posts to your friends and family. From left to right, the sites are Facebook, Digg, Delicious, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Blinklist, Ma.gnolia, […]

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Tags: Blinklist, Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Furl, Magnolia, Mayo Clinic, Newsvine, Reddit, Sharing, Social networking, StmbleUpon


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