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February 1st, 2011

MaryEllen’s Journey: Hope Returns (Final Episode)

By Julie Janovsky-Mason julie janovsky-mason

The moment finally came. But it was an uneasy one at first. MaryEllen Sheppard was about to receive her last round of chemotherapy at Mayo Clinic, with friends and family by her side. But as her loved ones and her nurses cheered her on, a wave of emotion hit this mom with nerves of steel. […]

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Tags: 1136, 2375, 5250, 5279, 5333, breast cancer, chemotherapy, radiation, YouTube


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


July 13th, 2010

Hayley Lairmore’s Mayo Clinic Journey

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

I first heard about Hayley Lairmore through a comment card her mom, Christine, sent to Mayo Clinic after their visit to Rochester last December. It was an amazing story of how Hayley had been throwing up an average of 10 times a day for several months, and how Christine and her husband Robert had been […]

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Tags: Blogs, Christine Lairmore, Hayley Lairmore, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Patient Stories, Phil Fischer, Podcasts, POTS, POTS Syndrome, 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


June 16th, 2009

Chloe’s Story: Brain Surgery for Movement Disorder

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

A couple of weeks ago, a friend at work sent me a link to a video in which Chloe Williams shows and tells her story of having brain surgery for a movement disorder called myoclonus. It includes video of Chloe both before and after surgery. I sent Chloe, who is now 19 and has completed […]

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Tags: 2973, 5292, 5294, 5306, 5307, Brain surgery, Mayo Clinic, movement disorder, myoclonus, 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 21st, 2009

Snowboarding Great Grandma Cancer Survivor on YouTube

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

In last week’s Social Media Saturday post we introduced Mayo Clinic’s YouTube channel and how you can view videos and pass them along to your family or friends who might find them interesting. But what if you want to share your story through video? One option is to contact our Mayo Clinic social media team when […]

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Tags: 1136, 3098, 4727, 5158, 5327, 5333, Bladder Cancer, Cancer, Grandma, Mayo Clinic, Robotic Surgery, Snowboard


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


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