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Shepherd Center Listed as a Top 50 Social Media Friendly Hospital for 2013

Shepherd Center Listed as a Top 50 Social Media Friendly Hospital for 2013
July 30, 2013

Shepherd Center was named a Top 50 Social Media Friendly Hospital for 2013 by the Advocates for Healthcare Administration Worldwide. The full list of the top 50 social media friendly hospitals is available online at

Shepherd ranked No. 42 among 50 other U.S. hospitals that have created a buzz with their use of various social media platforms. Rankings for each hospital are based on a number of criteria, including a top-ranked specialty program as rated by U.S. News & World Report and the number of followers and amount of activity on each social platform, to calculate a score total of 100.

“Sharing the latest medical research on your hospital’s blog and social media accounts can help you attract followers and build up buzz for your facility,” said Advocates for Healthcare Administration Worldwide. “In addition to keeping consumers informed about breakthroughs being made at your own hospital, you can also monitor peer-reviewed journals for interesting developments and summarize them for your followers.”

Shepherd Center can be found on several social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, LinkedIn and Instagram. Connect with us via social media links at

Media Contacts:

Jane Sanders Shepherd Center (404-350-7707)

Larry Bowie Shepherd Center (404-350-7708)

About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.