The truth is finally out. People are in love with pinning! Pinterest is now the third most popular social network behind Facebook and Twitter, and it continues to gain momentum. As if 104 million total visits this March aren’t evidence enough of the site’s growth, Pinterest’s traffic also increased by 50 percent between February and January of this year.
Many different industries are now trying to tap into Pinterest’s unique online presence and discover how to best use the social media network, and guess what? It is no different for the healthcare industry.
With a plethora of healthcare Pinterest boards available, it may be difficult to narrow down your choices on which ones to follow. If you know what interests you, what you value, what you need help with studying, and what you are trying to get out of each board, it will be much easier to choose which healthcare Pinterest boards to follow.
We sifted through countless healthcare Pinterest boards to find the ones that will make you laugh, as well as educate and inspire you.
This board is chock-full of infographics that could be helpful for several different medical professions. Whether you want to learn more about healthcare and social media, health industry statistics or information on patients and e-patients, there’s an infographic on this board for you.
This Pinterest user has nine boards relating to the healthcare industry, including books on healthcare, healthcare reform, and social media. It also has healthcare infographics. If you are in need of a user to follow that prides him or herself on learning how emerging technologies are changing healthcare, look no further.
You don’t have to be a nurse to love this board. It includes everything from study material on posturing and correctly making injections, to information about memorizing prescription pills. In addition, there are lots of healthcare humor pins and motivational quotes, as well as do-it-yourself knick knacks and projects related to the field.
This Pinterest user has many empowering quotes for the healthcare student, from ways to find harmony, balance and humor, as well as advice on de-stressing from school. You will also find infographics, healthcare-related crafts, and resume and job interviewing tips.
5. Ras College
The Rasmussen College Pinterest page has boards dedicated to motivating students through inspirational quotes, educational infographics to help with studies, and connects faces with the nursing program at the college.
This Pinterest board specifies nursing, but the content applies to anyone in the healthcare field who works with patients, nurses and doctors. There are also great graduation party suggestions, tips and advice, de-stressing ideas, as well as funny quotes and sayings for those studying in the medical field.
There are more than 600 pins and 30 boards on this healthcare Pinterest page. It includes everything from infographics, webcasts and webinars to wellness and mobile health apps. This page intends to be your go-to for healthcare communication news and training.
Pinterest can be helpful in your studies, professional and personal life. If you are looking for ways to increase your presence with and knowledge on the healthcare field, start following healthcare leaders and other students on Pinterest. Are there healthcare Pinterest boards you follow that you’d like to share with others? Tell us which ones and why in the comment section below.