Laura Toerner

Find me on:

Recent Posts

4 Social Media Rules for Health Professionals

October 25, 2017 at 1:27 PM / by Laura Toerner posted in social media


In only a decade, the number of American adults who use social media has climbed from fewer than one in 10 to almost 7 in 10 (and counting). With so many active users connecting and sharing information, social networks offer health professionals countless opportunities to network, improve patient education, and promote public health. On the other hand, these tools open the door to patient privacy violations, distribution of false or poor quality information, and inappropriate personal-professional relationships.

For advice on how to avoid these pitfalls and use social media in a positive way, three executives/social media super-users from the University of Cincinnati’s academic health colleges and UC Health share their best tips and how they interact on these platforms.

Read More