Meredith Gould - 11 faces to follow in healthcare social media

Who: Meredith Gould

Occupation: Social media and editorial services consultant for various healthcare and faith-based organizations

Twitter handle: @MeredithGould

Blog: www.meredithgould.com

Why you should follow her: As the self-proclaimed "Supreme Word Goddess of the Universe," Gould helps healthcare and religious organizations decide how they should approach entering the social media realm. She also serves as an external advisory board member for the Mayo Clinic's Center for Social Media and was a faculty member of Mayo's Social Media Residency program at Mayo's recent social media summit.

Gould's primary interest is in how individuals create groups and how those groups eventually become communities. "What social media does is it speeds that up exponentially," she said in an interview at Mayo's social media summit. "I like to push people to see that trajectory."

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