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April 9, 2015

‘ePatient Dave’ goes to Grand Rounds

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

On the heels of being named a Visiting Professor at Mayo Clinic, everyone’s favorite ePatient, Dave deBronkart added another feather to his patient advocacy cap by appearing at his first Mayo Clinic Grand Rounds to talk about the role social media plays in changing the patient-physician relationship. As you may recall from last fall’s story […]

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Tags: Dave deBronkart, Social Media

March 17, 2015

50 Flights for Martin – Rallying Around a Friend and Colleague

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

If you’re a member of the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester, odds are you have run into Martin Souhrada. As a media and new membership coordinator, Martin has been center stage since the center opened in 2008. “He’s a very visible person here at the Healthy Living Center,” Martin’s manager, Lisa Brink, tells […]

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Tags: Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, Social Media

August 28, 2014

“Thank you, Mayo … you did it again.”

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

For many years, Bob Aronson saw the inner workings of Mayo Clinic’s business side through his role as a communication consultant. But in August 2007, he saw a different side of Mayo Clinic when he underwent a heart transplant  in Florida. Bob’s patient experience (and his experience as a communicator) led him to start a […]

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Tags: Bob Aronson, Florida, heart transplant, Social Media

May 27, 2014

‘Friending’ advice for health care folks

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

“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

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