Author Archives: Ed Bennett

Traffic to Hospital Web Sites

Traffic to U.S. Hospital Web Sites (according to Hitwise) Monthly Visits – U.S. Traffic Only

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Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Presentation

My presentation at the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media conference. Most audience questions were about opening access to social media, 50% of the organizations at the conference are blocking Facebook and related sites.   Three things I've learned about Healthcare Social Media View … Continue reading

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Consumer Expectations for Healthcare Social Media

Price Waterhouse Coopers has a new research document called – Social media “likes” healthcare, From marketing to social business. (PwC download page) It’s based on: A survey of 1,060 consumers by their Health Research Institute A survey of 124 health … Continue reading

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The UMMC Face Transplant Story

An amazing story – I’m so proud to be part of this organization. This video tells the story: More background

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Fall Mid-Atlantic PRSA Presentation

Presentation by Sharon Boston and Ed Bennett PRSA – How to Create Videos to Benefit Your Strategic Goals View more presentations from Ed Bennett Links and Resources Dozer’s pages umm.edu/dozer facebook.com/dozerthedogfanpage Hey! My Doctor Is On TV umm.gd/MyDoctorOnTV UMMC YouTube … Continue reading

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The Backstory – How I got started in Healthcare Social Media

Note – the following essay was included in Mayo Clinic Social Media Residency Handbook  My passion for social media was sparked by two events separated by ten years. In the late 1990’s, back when the commercial web began, I helped dozens … Continue reading

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Three years later

Three years of hospital list data summed up in two charts. Any questions? (Thanks to Josh McColough for the graphs)        

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Hospitals and Facebook Engagement

Last week I presented at the Mayo Ragan Social Media Summit and shared data on hospital use of social media. One data source was the Ubicare Healthcare EQ Chart. This post provides more detail about the chart methodology and its … Continue reading

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Mayo Ragan 2011 Health Care Social Media Summit

My presentation for the conference – Links and resources below. Your comments and feedback are welcome. Mayo Ragan 2011 Presentation View more presentations from Ed Bennett Resources: University of Maryland Medical System Fundraising – Dozer the Dog Dozer Fundraising page … Continue reading

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Meet Virna Elly, Patient Advocate

I’d like to introduce you to Virna Elly – a transplant patient, diabetic and passionate patient advocate. I met her last week and was impressed with her background, knowledge and communication skills.  Virna has applied for a scholarship to the Mayo Clinic Social … Continue reading

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