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European Hospitals in Social Media

We all know how valuable the work of Ed Bennett is. He is trying to describe how American hospitals are using social media. Just take a look at his statistics or his recent slideshow. But what about Europe? Lucien Engelen and his team have recently launched the European Hospitals blog.

On the blog, they publish data about how European hospitals are using or trying to use social media. My favourite example is Switzerland:

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But here is a summary:

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Follow their blog for more info on this important issue.

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3 Comments Post a comment
  1. step21 #

    well that nobody is using hyves in switzerland is not surprising. it is only used by dutch people.

    October 23, 2009
  2. Anonymous #

    You can’t compare Switzerland to the US as most hospitals in Switzerland are public and are not out to make a profit.

    October 23, 2009
  3. Interesting stuff, Canada is also publicly funded, but there is some uptake of social media. Do either of you (Berci or Ed) have resources for Canada?
    Rob

    October 24, 2009

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