Over 400 Hospitals use Social Media

by Ed Bennett on October 28, 2009

in List Update, Uncategorized

The current update of the Hospital Social Network List passed a milestone – over 400 hospitals now use some form of Social Media tools.

Resources:

Updated Charts and Graphs

Current Excel Spreadsheet – 1,000’s of data points, including City, State – Fan / Follower counts, Domain / Traffic data, etc.

410 Hospitals total on:

  • 202 YouTube Channels
  • 219 Facebook pages
  • 297 Twitter Accounts
  • 48 Blogs

New listings include:

Shore Health Systems
Rush-Copley
Mercy Sacramento
Geisinger Health Center
Froedtert Hospital
Southwest Washington Medical Center
University of Washington Medical Center
Group Health Cooperative
St. Francis Medical Center
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital
Adventist GlenOaks Hospital
Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital
Children’s Hospital of Illinois
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
Southern Regional Health System
Adventist Midwest Health
Memorial Health System
Valley Medical Center
DCH Health System
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Rush Oak Park Hospital
MCGHealth
Baptist Health South Florida
Pourde Valley Hospita

Shore Health Systems
Rush-Copley
Mercy Sacramento
Geisinger Health Center
Froedtert Hospital
Southwest Washington Medical Center
University of Washington Medical Center
Group Health Cooperative
St. Francis Medical Center
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital
Adventist GlenOaks Hospital
Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital
Children’s Hospital of Illinois
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
Southern Regional Health System
Adventist Midwest Health
Memorial Health System
Valley Medical Center
DCH Health System
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Rush Oak Park Hospital
MCGHealth
Baptist Health South Florida
Pourde Valley Hospital

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laura desmeth October 29, 2009 at 10:14 am

Hi Ed,

Can you please add Methodist Health System in North Texas the next time you update your list. We’ve got a newly launched Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/methodisthealthsystem ; YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/methodisthealthdfw and Twitter accounts for our system and individual hospitals: http://www.twitter.com/mhshospitals ; http://twitter.com/methodistdallas; http://twitter.com/methodistcharl ; http://twitter.com/methodistrich

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Hilary Holden November 4, 2009 at 12:20 pm

This is incredible! It is great to see so many active hospitals!

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Kristen Holland Shear November 5, 2009 at 12:06 pm

Yes, please add UT Southwestern Medical Center to your list. We’re also in Dallas.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UTSWNews
Twitter: http://twitter.com/UTSWNews
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/UTSWNews

Thanks for everything you do!

Kristen

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Jenny Gobble November 6, 2009 at 9:38 am

SSM Health Care – St. Louis is the St. Louis network of SSM Healthcare and we are also using social media to speak to our community:

twitter.com/ssmstl
youtube.com/ssmhealthcarestlouis

One of our blogs: http://www.ssmhealth.com/thebalancingact

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Lindsay M. Allen November 9, 2009 at 6:48 am

I am NOT affiliated with the hospital, but I can tell you that Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., is using social media as well.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/devoschildrens

Twitter: http://twitter.com/devoschildrens

Blogs: http://www.devoschildrens.org/body.cfm?id=485

I hope this is helpful!

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Fred DeCock November 19, 2009 at 5:03 pm

Ed – enjoyed meeting you yesterday in NYC. Please add the following to your social media list for Penn State Hershey Medical Center:

Web – http://pennstatehershey.org

Twitter (for research audience): http://twitter.com/PSHResearch

YouTube: http://youtube.com/pennstatehershey

Thanks!

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