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Houskeeping Update

My transition from health system employee to full-time consultant meant changes to my web presence. A new site, Ed Bennett Consulting was designed and written by Meredith Gould. This site has been re-named Ed Bennett Consulting – Tools and Resources. It … Continue reading

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A New Chapter

On April 15, 2016, I’ll be leaving the University of Maryland Medical System. My home for seventeen years, it’s been my privilege to work with a skilled team of web developers, designers and content creators. I’m proud of our accomplishments, … Continue reading

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The Physician Transparency List

Back in 2009, I created the Hospital Social Network List. A resource to encourage hospital adoption of Social Media, it started with 150 hospitals and grew to over 1500, with links to over 5000 social media sites. The Mayo Clinic … Continue reading

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Selecting the right Content Management System

Presentation at the 2014 Healthcare Marketing and Physician Strategies Summit   Selecting a CMS for a Large Health System from Ed Bennett

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A Plan to Fix Google Editorial Content. An #OccupyGoogleMaps post

Hospital systems have struggled with Google editorial content for years. It’s the problem of inaccurate information on a multitude of Google listings. This includes wrong phone numbers, names and addresses which cause problems for patients, visitor and staff. Now the … Continue reading

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Zurich Healthcare Symposium

My presentation at the April 9, 2013 conference Zurich conference from Ed Bennett   Resources: The Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media HIMSS White Paper Social Media in Healthcare: Privacy and Security Considerations 33 Charts – A blog by Bryan Vartabedian, MD – … Continue reading

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Does your hospital allow or block access to social media?

UPDATE – The survey is now closed. Note – this post was originally published on Ragan’s Healthcare Communication News Reposted with permission  This new survey by Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media wants to find out so it can prepare a white paper and … Continue reading

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A New Home for the Hospital Social Network List

On July 21, I announced my decision to archive the Hospital Social Network List (HSNL), asking readers to provide information for a final update in August.  Today, I’m delighted to announce that HSNL will in fact continue with a new … Continue reading

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The Final Update

After a long run, I’ve decided to archive the Hospital Social Network List. The final update will be published at the end of August. Additions and corrections must be received by Friday, August 17, 2012. The list will remain available … Continue reading

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Hospitals, Social Media and Compliance

My presentation at the AAMC 2012 Compliance Officers’ Forum   Hospitals, Social Media and Compliance View more presentations from Ed Bennett. Notes and References: Price Waterhouse Coopers Social media “likes” healthcare, From marketing to social business. Full study and charts Primary Reasons for … Continue reading

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