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August 27th, 2012

Touring and Tweeting #MayoClinicFL with #ilovejax

By jasonpratt jasonpratt

On Thursday August 23, Dr. William C. Rupp, CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida, hosted a tour of the campus for approximately 30 members of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, as part of the Chamber’s #ilovejax campaign. The tour highlighted Mayo’s patient care shield with a visits to patient care floors and the emergency department […]

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Tags: #ilovejax, CEO, MayoClinicFL, Rupp, tour, Twitter


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


January 24th, 2011

Mayo and the Telephone

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Mayo has been committed to using the latest communication technology in service to patients since the earliest days of practice. According to family tradition, young Charlie Mayo – 14 years old at the time – set up the first telephone link in Rochester in 1879. It connected his father’s downtown office with the Mayo family’s farm […]

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Tags: brothers, Charlie, family, Mayo Clinic, patient, technology, telephone, Tweet, Twitter, Will


January 3rd, 2011

What would Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie Tweet?

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

When we were discussing creation of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media last year, our Mayo Clinic chief administrative officer, Shirley Weis, said something that struck a chord with me. We had been talking about some of the ways our Mayo Clinic YouTube channel had helped patients get information they needed, and Ms. Weis said, […]

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Tags: Dr. Charlie Mayo, Dr. Will Mayo, Mayo Brothers, Twitter, YouTube


March 25th, 2010

Referred to Mayo Clinic by Twitter and YouTube

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

For five years, Erin Turner battled pain that ranged from nagging to excruciating in her right wrist. Turning a doorknob hurt. Opening a jar of spaghetti sauce was impossible. She repeatedly visited an orthopedic surgeon in Washington, D.C., where she works for a communications firm, and couldn’t get an answer for her pain. That is, […]

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Tags: Dr. Richard Berger, Erin Turner, Jayson Werth, Mayo Clinic, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Richard Berger, Twitter, USA Today, UT Ligament, UT Split Tear, wrist pain


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


August 21st, 2009

Tom Vanderwell’s Mayo Clinic Story

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

Tom Vanderwell is a Mayo Clinic patient from Grand Rapids, Michigan who has come to Rochester three times since 1978 for evaluation and care relating to an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) in his neck. I work with our social media team at Mayo Clinic, and I first connected with Tom virtually through Twitter in March, a […]

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Tags: 3013, 5294, 5316, 5335, arteriovenous malformation, AVM, Tom Vanderwell, Twitter


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


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


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