Author Archives: Ed Bennett

Presentation at SINI

I presented at the  Annual Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics this morning to a great crowd of Nursing Informatics professionals. Presentation, resource links, and discussion can be found at –

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SXSW Panel on Patients/Caregivers in Social Media

SXSW is only a few weeks away, and I’m honored to be moderating this panel: Patients/Caregivers on Facebook: Establishing Boundaries Without Barriers Sunday March 13 at 9:30am at the Hilton Garden Inn Please join Dana Lewis, Daniel Goldman, Dr. Jennifer … Continue reading

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Hospital Social Media in Canada, Australia and Europe

I’ve added a sidebar to the blog – links to Hospital Social Media lists for Canada, Australia and Europe. Canada – This list is maintained by Ann Fuller who is the Director of Communications for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.  … Continue reading

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Inova Health gets Fit For Fifty

A few weeks ago Chris Boyer sent me a private message on Twitter, inviting me to check out his latest project for Inova Health System. I’m glad I did! Fit For 50 is a program that looks simple, but actually … Continue reading

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Video from Shuttle booster falling back to Earth

This has nothing to do with hospitals or social media. It’s just an amazing video. (action starts at 1:40)

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Before You Start a Hospital Blog

This is a cross-post from 33charts, the excellent physician blog by Bryan Vartabedian, MD (aka Doctor_V on Twitter) The focus is on hospital blogs, but there’s good advice for any organization. – Ed Bennett Before You Start a Hospital Blog … Continue reading

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Meet the Experts – Dan Fuoco

We’ve got a special profile this time around. Dan Fuoco has done a top-notch job at Detroit Medical Center, leading their social media presence with a personal touch while innovating with surgical events, catchy videos and a clear strategy for … Continue reading

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New Features for the Hospital List

I have added four additional tables to the Hospital Social Networking List – individual lists of: Hospitals Blogs Hospitals on Twitter Hospitals on Facebook Hospitals on YouTube The data on each table can be sorted and filtered, making it easier to … Continue reading

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Hospital Twitter Stats

And now for a bit of fun… This table has stats on over 500 Hospital Twitter accounts tracked in the big list.  Click on the headers to sort by Name, number of Followers, number of Tweets, etc. Mayo Clinic St. … Continue reading

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SXSWi and Health – Together At Last

Reposted from 33Charts, the blog by Dr. Bryan Vartabedian SXSWi to Add Health Track in 2011 It looks as though SXSWi has finally recognized the need for formal healthcare dialog through the addition of a healthcare track in 2011.  The … Continue reading

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