Are you active in Twitter? I thought I was until I had a lively conversation with physician, aging mobility advocate and Twitter evangelist Dr. Bernadette Keefe. As of this writing she stands at 77,800 tweets and counting Рat over 100+ Tweets a day. How? Why? Listen to this episode of the Get Social Health podcast and learn how Bernadette has found an effective recipe to engaging in healthcare Tweet Chats, Conferences (where she is not in attendance) and one-on-one relationships. But get this Рshe is tracking multiple conversations, thought leaders and conversation threads with only a smart phone, an iPad and the Twitter platform.

Bernadette KeefeTo drop in on specific parts of our conversation, refer to the time stamp below:

00:01 Introduction
01:45 How did you come to Twitter
02:47 What does your Twitter handle, @nxtstop1 mean?
03:53 Dr. Keefe’s medical background
04:30 Helping through social media
07:40 “An all you can eat buffet”
08:16 Tending the Twitter Garden
09:10 Physician’s role in social media
10:10 The Walker Education Project
14:24 Mobility & Independence
17:30 How can social media help @WalkerEDU project?
18:45 How did you get involved in Tweet Chats?
19:10 Online Tech communities were welcoming
19:43 #HCITsm
21:19 Dropping in on Tweet Chats
22:13 Classical Education & Tweet Chats
23:00 How do you paticipate in conferences happening half a world away?
28:30 How are you curating conference tweets
32:50 Getting the conference Tweets rolling
33:20 What tools are you using?
34:50 Social Media Tip: Dr. Betsy Bennett – “Watch emotions when Tweeting”
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The Walker Education Project: @Walkeredu

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