Mayo Clinic launches its own social networking site

Touting it as the first of its kind, Mayo Clinic last week launched its own version of a free, open social networking community. In 2010, Mayo launched Center for Social Media to boost engagement between medical professionals and health systems, according to a Minnesota Public Radio article. The newest social networking site promises to be unlike other existing medical group or hospital online communities. "We're not aware of other online communities like this created by a medical provider group or hospital system," states the Mayo Clinic blog. --Read the full article at FierceHealthcare

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