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February 25, 2016

Mayo Clinic to Broadcast Live Colonoscopy

By In the Loop In the Loop

Lee Aase could have delegated the job. But when he and Mayo’s Social Media Team were tossing around the idea of broadcasting a colonoscopy live on Periscope to mark National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the director of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network knew just the person for the job. “As we talked through the idea of doing […]

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Tags: colonoscopy, Lee Aase, Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, Periscope


September 29, 2015

Got a Parenting Question? #AskTheMayoMom Has the Answers

By In the Loop In the Loop

Parenting seems like a relatively straightforward business — until you add actual children to the mix. Then come all of the questions. Is it okay to let an infant cry it out after waking at night? How can you subvert a picky eater? Why do some folks have concerns about vaccinations? What’s the best way […]

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Tags: Dr Angela Mattke, Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media


August 20, 2015

Up Periscope: Mayo Uses New Technology to Highlight History and More

By In the Loop In the Loop

It might seem like the gang at the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media has all the fun — trying out new technologies, testing new ideas, using the latest techy slang. Of course, they’re also trying new tools in full view of the public. They are, however, quite adept at that. And they know who […]

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Tags: Lee Aase, Matt Dacy, Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, Renee Ziemer


May 27, 2014

‘Friending’ advice for health care folks

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“You may entrust your doctor with your life. But is it OK to ‘friend,’ tweet or text him or her?” That’s the question US News writer Kristine Crane poses in an article aptly titled, “Should you Friend Your Doctor?” For answers, she turned to Farris Timimi, M.D., medical director for the Mayo Clinic Center for […]

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Tags: Farris Timimi, Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, Social Media


February 4, 2014

You, too, can be a social media star

By Mystery User

Annie Mitchell didn’t plan on becoming social media director for a nonprofit. But in 2007, after her daughter was diagnosed with juvenile dermatomyositis, a rare and debilitating disease affecting the muscles and skin, Mitchell began to share her family’s medical journey on Facebook. That act, she says, helped her move “from powerlessness to advocacy,” and […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, Social Media Residency


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