Bobby’s 5 Links of the Week | November 28, 2010

Hello friends, here are my links for the week. As you can see…they include social media, Facebook commenting, and hospital social media. I hope you enjoy and let me know your thoughts about any of these articles!

Why Social Media for Doctors Doesn’t Make Sense
November 19, 2010 | Bryan Vartabedian, MD of
When I discuss social media with physicians they often giggle and look confused.  It’s as if none of it makes sense. And probably for good reason.  Doctors have changed. CLICK HERE to read more.

Should OSHA create work rules for physicians in training?
October 2010 | Richard Leff, MD for Blog
Recent rules issued by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for resident work hours have further limited the consecutive and total number of hours that medical trainees may work.  These measures, originally created because of safety concerns, are intended to decrease the number of fatigue-related errors made by physicians in training. CLICK HERE to read more.

Four ways to get more value from digital marketing
MARCH 2010 | David C. Edelman
Companies that make the deep strategic, organizational, and operational shifts required to become effective digital marketers can become more agile, more productive, and accelerate revenue growth. CLICK HERE to read more.

Facebook Comments: Protected Speech or Personal Branding Nightmare?
November 24, 2010 | Dan Schawbel of
We all know that people overshare. It’s easy to write a quick status update when someone bothers you at work or you’re frustrated. And in today’s world of social media and instant communication, it’s not surprising that quite a few people are taking heat for posting inappropriate content—especially when it comes to their careers. CLICK HERE to read more.

5 Reasons Facebook Will Be the 2012 Marketing Requisite
November 24, 2010 by Patsy Stewart of
Facebook has generated a lot of BUZZ lately with its unveiling of a new location based “Places” with local deals. Successful companies are integrating Facebook into their marketing strategies. Fortune 500 companies are racing to see who can get the most “likes” and companies like WalMart are banking that you will share their deals with your friends. CLICK HERE to read more.