MDWebPro, a Division of Digital Solutions, Inc. Releases Healthcare Social Media Week in Review for December 11, 2012

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Stuart Wainstock, Digital Solution, Inc.’s Social Engagement Specialist participates weekly in the Healthcare Communications & Social Media (#hcsm) Twitter Chat and writes a Blog based on the chat for that occurred that week.

Stuart Wainstock

The way patients interact with other patients is at a renaissance due to social media’s reach.

Healthcare Communications & Social Media (#hcsm) is a weekly Twitter chat. The chat occurs on Sunday night, 8PM Central Time. The first chat occurred in January 2009, establishing #hcsm as a way to bring knowledgeable individuals together. Discussions are dedicated to health care, communications and social media. Doctors, patients, lawyers, communicators, for-profits, non-profits, hospitals, health systems, insurers, and many, many more experts participate in the chat. Each week there are new topics that are pertinent to creating the best healthcare experience possible for patients.

This week’s chat was about engagement throughout the healthcare community and how it’s changing. The importance of social media in the healthcare community is continuing to grow in its importance and usage. There’re several links in Stuart’s Blog that will give each of you further insight and statistics in the use of social media. Did you know one in four physicians use social media daily? Were you aware that social media makes patients stronger? Answers to those questions and more intriguing insights to the use of social media in the healthcare field are at your fingertips, just go to Healthcare Social Media Week in Review: December 11, 2012!

Digital Solutions, Inc. out of Minneapolis hosts the MDWebpro Blog and suite of applications helping doctors across the United States and abroad better utilize and measure inbound marketing. To learn more about MDWebPro or Digital Solutions, Inc. visit MDWebPro.com or call 800-941-0378

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