Best Facebook Medical Practice Fan Pages in America

At first discussion, many of the medical professionals I speak with don’t see the value in having a Facebook fan page.  In order to explain the benefits of these pages to physicians and practice managers I often use examples of existing pages from other practices.  Therefore, I went on a quest to find the absolute best examples of medical practice fan pages on Facebook.

As of this past week, Facebook is boasting 400 million users and each of them is a patient in one way or another.  Connecting with these users can have a very positive impact on the marketing efforts of a medical practice.  However, it’s not just about the number of fans you can acquire.  It’s about connecting with your advocates and encouraging conversation. Read more »

Socializing Medicine

The practice of medicine as he knew it changed for Jeff Livingston, M.D., while he peered over his teenage daughter’s shoulder.

A few years ago, Livingston, an OB/GYN doc, was doing outreach to local high schools by giving presentations on pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and other pressing teenage health issues. But he worried he wasn’t really making a connection with teens. After watching his daughter hold court on MySpace, the light went on. Read more »