Is Social Media For the Medical and Healthcare Industry In Kuala Lumpur?
The answer depends on 3 things:
1 – What you mean by Social Media
2 – The phase at which your medical practice is at
3 – The phase at which your local council or ministry is at
So yes, medical professionals certainly can incorporate elements of Social Media into their current promotional effort. And there is a responsible and effective way to do that.
There are ways of implementing Social Media Strategies that will get you your desired results. And they are many other ways of using social media that can get you into “undesirable” situations.
So what generally comes to mind when the word Social Media is mentioned
Invariably people think of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. And they may also think of posting messages, photos and videos.
That is Social Media. But there are many other social media platforms. And there are many other ways of using different Social Media platforms
Not using the correct platform in the correct way will not bring you the desirable results. And in the medical industry, this can mean rather serious consequences. Both the Ministry of Health as well as the Medical Councils have strict guidelines that need to be followed.
Depending on the maturity of the industry and the phase at which the business (medical practice) is at, a certain way of using particular social media platforms will serve you better.
So Will You Use Social Media In Your Medical Practice?
– So will you sit, wait out and observe?
– Or will you dive and explore?
– How would you do it if you do not have the time to keep up with developments in industry guidelines and best practices?
– Do you know what social media marketing strategies work best for you at this phase of your medical / health care practice?
– What technology or infrastructure would you need in your case?
Here are 20 hospitals that have implemented inspiring Social Media strategies. We note that these hospitals and medical centers are not in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
But you can see how Social Media CAN be used as the industry matures in adopting Social Media as part of every connecting and communicating.
Find out about Social Media in Kuala Lumpur for the Medical and Health Care Professionals and see if we can help alleviate some of the pain mentioned above.
We work with medical centers, poly clinics and chiropractors and advise on how they can make responsible and effective use of Social Media and benefit from it while others are shying away.
About Louisa Chan
Louisa YS Chan says
Maybe the question to ask is “How can Social Media be used in the medical field Now so the general population can benefit from information and empowerment?”