Social Media Allows You to "Become a Fan" of Fort HealthCareTuesday, February 23, 2010
It seems that everyone is on Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn or Blogs. Fort HealthCare is no exception to the rule. In January, Fort HealthCare launched a Facebook fan page where health information, wellness class announcements, health-related current events and other relevant information is shared.
Growing tenfold in the number of fans in just a few short days made it clear that the people of the community wanted this type of information as part of their daily communication. By becoming a fan of Fort HealthCare on Facebook, you will be able to communicate directly with others who are patients, community members and healthcare experts. Fans are encouraged to ask questions and participate in the discussion. This is another tool for community members to convey their thoughts, appreciation and frustrations to the organization. Feedback provided to us will help guide future decisions and ensure that the needs of our patients are being met. Please visit www.Facebook.com/FortHealthCare.
YouTube will provide viewers with access to videos produced by Fort HealthCare. These include facility tours, information on screenings, television advertisements and wellness programs offered by Fort HealthCare. It is important that the community see the advanced facilities available so close to home, as these videos feature many of those technologically advanced services and pieces of equipment. Please view videos at www.YouTube.com/FortHealthCare.
LinkedIn is primarily geared to those seeking employment with Fort HealthCare. To become a member, simple create a LinkedIn profile and join the group “Fort HealthCare Career Opportunities.” There you will have direct access to employees from Fort HealthCare, including those in Human Resources, to answer your questions. Discussions can be started by job seekers who are looking for assistance on topics like how to apply for employment, benefit packages, corporate culture and any other topics of interest. Further, current news events will be posted to help job seekers prepare to engage with Fort HealthCare.
Finally, Fort HealthCare will soon launch a blog providing readers with information on topics ranging from current events to medical news and announcements to tips for keeping yourself and your family healthy. Readers are encouraged to comment on posts, ask questions and participate in the discussion. Being in charge of your own healthcare is vital to a long healthy life, and joining the conversation through social media is one way to voice your opinion.
The quickest and easiest way to join Fort Healthcare on any of these social media applications is by visiting www.FortHealthCare.com and clicking on the links on the top right corner.