Saturday, August 28, 2010
Mayo Clinic launches Center for Social Media
So what's this Social Media Center all about?
The Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media exists to improve health globally by accelerating effective application of social media tools throughout Mayo Clinic and spurring broader and deeper engagement in social media by hospitals, medical professionals and patients.
Mayo Clinic’s Social Media Philosophy:
Mayo Clinic believes individuals have the right and responsibility to advocate for their own health, and that it is our responsibility to help them use social media tools to get the best information, connect with providers and with each other, and inspire healthy choices. We intend to lead the health care community in applying these revolutionary tools to spread knowledge and encourage collaboration among providers, improving health care quality everywhere.
Mission of the Center:
Lead the social media revolution in health care, contributing to health and well being for people everywhere.
Vision for the Center:
Mayo Clinic will be the authentic voice for patients and health care professionals, building relationships through the revolutionary power of social media.
You can learn more here: http://socialmedia.mayoclinic.org