Navigation Links
Dr. Richard Arabitg Explains the Value of Social Media to the Medical Industry
Date:6/25/2013

Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) June 25, 2013

Dr. Richard Arabitg, plastic surgeon, uses social media to benefit his practice. According to a recent article on Tech News Daily, he is not alone. More medical professionals and practices are turning to social media to reach new patients.

Social media has changed the face of marketing. According to the article, a survey published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery’s May issue showed surprising results. Half of U.S. plastic surgeons use social media. Facebook was used most prevalently, followed by LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube. Five-hundred responses came from members of the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS).

The ASPS itself is active on these platforms. It runs social media campaigns on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Google+. The article sites that the ASPS shared, “This month it’s all about arm lifts, which have soared in popularity – thanks in part to the first lady’s often-complimented upper arms.” It’s easier than ever to share and view pictures.

Not everyone has jumped on the bandwagon, however. Some survey respondents said that they don’t use social media. They site reasons such as wanting to maintain professionalism, protecting patient confidentiality, and becoming too “accessible.” They choose to stick to more traditional marketing and communication practices.

Dr. Richard Arabitg has chosen to use social media to support his practice. Plastic Surgery of Central Florida is available on all of those platforms. “I use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn to promote my work and attract new clients,” he confirms. “It gives me more venues to reach out to the public. I make sure that I keep things very professional, however. There is a big difference between using these services for personal means, and for professional means.”

He uses Twitter to inform followers about different procedures and trends in the industry. If they like what he says, it is easy to repost the information to their own feed for others to see. On YouTube he has a few question and answer videos regarding common questions on procedures the he performs. LinkedIn allows clients to better understand his background and training and individuals can also view procedures while Dr. Arabitg operates. All of these sources support what he does in his practice.

“Social media is just another way to connect,” says Dr. Richard Arabitg. “If doctors use it to its full potential, I think that it has the ability to generate a lot of interest. Sharing pictures, articles, and other information makes patients aware of what is available. Patients can also use it to research different professionals. LinkedIn is a great way to display education, training, and experience.” He also feels that his practice benefits from patients’ use of social media. They can share their experiences, pictures, and suggestions with others. When they are excited about their new look, they can’t wait to share. This leads to interest in who performed the surgery and more client referrals to his practice.

But in the face of new technology, he hasn’t lost sight of old traditions. “My practice’s website is still the best place for patients to find out more about what I do. It lists all of the procedures available and a little bit about each one.” Dr. Richard Arabitg provides all of his social media connections on his practice’s site.

ABOUT:

Dr. Richard Arabitg is an experienced plastic surgeon based in Orlando, Florida. He offers patients a variety of services to improve their image. Whether they are looking for a minor fix, or a major change, he can help. His services range from breast surgeries and tummy tucks to facial treatments, injections and more.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10866724.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Author, Speaker Richard London Battles Parkinson’s with an Active Lifestyle and the Desire to Give Back
2. ASH honors David Ginsburg, M.D., and Richard Aster, M.D., with 2012 Henry M. Stratton Medal
3. LA BioMeds Dr. Richard Casaburi investigates causes of COPD
4. Richard Mayeux, M.D., M.S., elected Fellow of AAAS
5. Stealth Attraction: Review of Richard La Ruina's Attraction Training Course Released By PUABooks.net
6. Jacksonville Periodontist, Dr. Richard E. Aguila, Now Fixes High Gum Lines with Crown Lengthening Procedures for His Florida Patients with Excessive Gums Showing
7. Skechers Injury Lawsuit Update: Richard W. Schulte, Partner with Wright & Schulte LLC, Appointed to Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in California Skechers Toning Shoes Litigation
8. Ms. Viola Richardson, Jersey City Councilwoman-at-Large, Participates in the Annual Steve Sobel SYC 2013 Fencing Competition
9. Richard W. Schulte of Wright & Schulte LLC: a Tireless Fighter for Victims of Generic Drug Labeling Practices
10. Connecticut Periodontist Dr. Richard Amato is Changing the Way Patients with Gum Disease in Monroe, CT Receive Gum Disease Treatment with Laser Surgery
11. Jacksonville, FL Periodontist, Dr. Richard E. Aguila, Offers Laser Gum Disease Treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... offering education, research and medical media, has launched Contagion® , a ... diseases. , As the all-inclusive resource for infectious disease information, Contagion features ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... company is unveiling its revolutionary new 2.0 version at the International Roofing Expo ... “put the power of the world's most advanced weather technology in the hands ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) within Healthcare, recently partnered with Heart City Health ... (VRI). , For nearly 23 years, Heart City Health Center has provided the ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Huntington, NY (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 ... ... web-based compliance tracking solution, The Guard, to associations of medical professionals throughout the ... HIPAA compliance, including security risk assessments, policies and procedures, employee training, regulatory updates, ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... 10, 2016 , ... Emergency rooms provide emergency care to stabilize critical health ... patients with dental emergencies at risk of losing a tooth or their smiles. Dr. ... , Common dental emergencies include:, , Avulsed or knocked-out teeth ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... Calif., Feb. 10, 2016   Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. ... fourth quarter of 2015, compared with $69.1 million in the fourth ... currency basis, revenue increased 9 percent compared with the same period ... U.S. revenue was $63.9 million in the fourth quarter of ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... 2016 Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ, TASE: MYL) today ... ended December 31, 2015. --> ... total revenues of $9.45 billion, up 28% on a ... revenues of $9.43 billion. Excluding the impact of the ... branded generics business (the "EPD Business"), full year adjusted ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... -- CSI Specialty Group (CSI) expanded its specialty pharmacy ... Pharmacy Podcast. A free, weekly show, the Specialty Pharmacy ... discussion and context amongst specialty pharmacy peers and professionals. ... The Specialty Pharmacy Podcast, hosted by industry leader ... DiMascio, CHE, CMCE, CPC, is available for streaming and/or ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: