Infographic: Do you follow Healthcare Social Media (#HCSM) on Twitter?

If you’re in the healthcare industry and actively using social media sites, especially Twitter, you’re probably familiar with the popular hashtag #HCSM.

If not, #HCSM stands for “healthcare social media,” and is often used on Twitter by those who share tips, ask questions or generate conversation about the use of social media in healthcare.

As healthcare Internet marketers, of course we feel strongly about health practitioners using social media to engage their patients. But take a look at the influence #HCSM has had on the Twittersphere in the past month and let the numbers speak for themselves!

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Some of the Most Influential #HCSM Tweeters this Past Month

@socialmedia2day– An independent online community of professionals providing information on best practices and tools regarding social media marketing.
@2cre8– Kathy Meyer is an e-marketing trends and tech enthusiast who tweets about all topics related to social media marketing.
@MeredithGould– An author who often tweets about using social media to empower patients and build community.
@MarkRaganCEO– CEO of Ragan Communications and publisher of many online publications, including Health Care Communication News, Mark often tweets about the use of social media to raise awareness about health topics and shares Internet marketing tips for hospitals and medical practices.

Who do you Follow for Healthcare Social Media Advice?

Know of another influential healthcare social media tweeter? Let us know where you turn to for #HCSM tips.

We’re also glad to answer any questions you may have regarding social media and Internet marketing.

Posted in: Social Networking


  1. Wonderful infographic Kconti. #hcsm is such an influential hash tag. My CEO @MDwebpro is another influential tweeter. Through MDwebpro i get to learn a lot about healthcare social media and inbound marketing tips.

    Erick Kinuthia
    Team MDwebpro

    Comment by Erick Kinuthia on March 13, 2012 at 3:21 pm

  2. Thanks for sharing Erick, we followed @MDwebpro!

    Comment by kconti on March 14, 2012 at 9:10 am

  3. Great infographic.

    Here are more popular #hcsm tweeters


    Comment by Plus91 on March 15, 2012 at 3:08 am

  4. @Plus91 Thanks for sharing! We’ll be sure to follow.

    Comment by kconti on March 15, 2012 at 9:07 am

  5. This is great stuff! Thanks to everyone on here for sharing!

    Comment by @HealthLink_DIM on March 16, 2012 at 11:01 am

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