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How Hospitals Are Leveraging Social Media

by Lisa Zamosky, iHealthBeat Contributing Reporter, iHealthBeat, Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The majority of hospitals throughout the U.S. have some kind of social media presence.

Today, at least 1,576 hospitals use social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, FourSquare and blogs, according to the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network's Health Care Social Media List, which tracks hospital social media presence by state and platform.