Top 100 Health Blogs

In 2016, the Mission Health Blog, was ranked among the Internet's Top 100 Health Blogs You Must follow for Healthy Living & Better Healthcare. Mission Health's Blog improved its ranking to #25 in 2017.

Other blogs recipients of this honor included: 

  • WebMD
  • Harvard Health
  • The New York Times' Health Section
  • Vital Signs by Modern Healthcare

Mission Health's blog placed #27, ahead of UNH, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, UW, TEDMED, The Washington Post and The Atlantic.

Selection criteria included:

  • Google reputation and Google search ranking
  • influence and popularity on Facebook, Twitter and other social media
  • quality and consistency of posts
  • recognition by an editorial team and expert review.

Mission Health's digital media efforts are no stranger to best-in-class recognition. In 2014, Mission Health was recognized as #23 among the nation's top 100 social media friendly hospitals. Between 2014 and 2017, Carolina Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Society (CHPRMS) awarded Mission Health Gold Wallies for Interactive Website , Social Media Page and Facebook Live as well as Silver Wallies for its Instagram and Holiday Social Media Campaign. Mission Health's efforts to recruit nurses via Facebook Live was awarded the Golden Tusk in 2017. The organization's social media engagement regularly exceeds those of regional competitors and nationwide benchmarks.


 Top 100  Social Media Friendly Hospitals

With social media being critical to educating, empowering and engaging health systems' diverse constituencies, the staff at gathered 2014's social media statistics for hospitals around the country. Evaluating more than 800 hospitals and analyzing Facebook and Twitter statistics to determine which health systems  are doing the best job of connecting with their consumers through social media, evaluators assigned scores for each type of activity, with a total of 100 possible—50 for Facebook and 50 for Twitter. 

Ranked #23 out of the Top 100, Mission Health’s social media engages users through everyday wellness tips, healthcare news, inspiring stories from patients and team members, healthy recipes and much, much more. Learn more at media.