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Why Family Medicine Needs Social Media

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Why Family Medicine Needs Social Media presented at Missouri Academy of Family Physicians 19th Annual Fall Conference on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Big Cedar Resort

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Why Family Medicine Needs Social Media

  1. 1. Why Family Medicine Needs Social Media Mike Sevilla, MD @DrMikeSevilla Family Practice Center of Salem Missouri AFP 19 th Annual Fall Conference November 12, 2011 Slides at FamilyMedicineRocks.com – Click “Blog”
  2. 2. What is Social Media?
  3. 5. Patients Using Social Media <ul><li>1 in 4 internet users have watched a online video about health </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 4 internet users have tracked their weight, diet, exercise routine, or other health indicator online </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 4 internet users have consulted online reviews of drugs or medical treatments </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Pew Internet – The Social Life of Health Information, 2011: May 12, 2011 </li></ul>
  4. 7. http:// youtu.be /QQ-AUeS2aaw Name That Tune
  5. 12. http:// youtu.be /zxkmJE9RSCw Storytelling Family Medicine Rocks Podcast
  6. 14. Social Media Footprint
  7. 32. To Do List <ul><li>Search Your Name </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-up for Linked-In </li></ul><ul><li>What Are You Passionate About? </li></ul><ul><li>Tell Your Story </li></ul>
  8. 33. [email_address] FamilyMedicineRocks.com

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