Jun 9, 2014
Healthcare professionals actively using social media are likely to come across a variety of healthcare-related hashtags on a regular basis. One of the more commonly used hashtags you’ll see is #HCSM – an acronym for Healthcare Social Media. While hashtags were made popular through Twitter, several other social media outlets – including Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn – have now incorporated hashtag functionalities into their site.
#HCSM is typically used by healthcare professionals trying to give tips, share news, or engage in conversation with others specifically centered around the use of social media in healthcare. Here are a few notable #HCSM tweets from the past month that show how this particular hashtag can be used.
— Dr. Malpani (@drmalpani) June 1, 2014
— Berci Meskó, MD, PhD (@Berci) May 29, 2014
— Brian Ahier (@ahier) May 30, 2014
— HealthSocMed | #hcsm (@HealthSocMed) May 26, 2014
— Marie Ennis-O'Connor (@JBBC) June 1, 2014
Hashtags can be utilized in a number of ways and now play an instrumental role in social media. We created the infographic below to depict the general usage of the hashtag #HCSM on Twitter during the month of May:
Infographic created by: visual.ly
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