Birgit Bauer, E-Patient, Social Media Expert, Journalist, Speaker, EUPATI Fellow 2015.
Manufaktur für Antworten UG, Germany.
Birgit is an E-Patient from Germany. She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2005.
She works with her Business Partner in her own company, the Manufaktur für Antworten UG (www.manufaktur-fuer-antworten.de), which was founded by her in 2005. Birgit works as Social Media and Communication Expert, Journalist and Speaker with a more than 12 years’ experience and a specialisation in Healthcare. She develops Workshops and Talks about the use of Social Media for Target Groups like Patients, Patient Organisation and Industry.
As Consultant she designs Social Media – and Communication Strategies for different Businesses or Patient Projects and brings the Ideas and Strategies into the reality, supervise the different accounts, coach the teams and help to design sustainable networks. She also designs and performs Feasibility Studies for different Clients and creates Influencer Mappings in the Patients Area with a Kooperation Partner.
Birgit Bauer aka @Birgitpower is also one of the most influential Blogger about Multiple Sclerosis and Healthcare in Germany. She started her Blog “Fast normal! Mein Leben mit MS” – “Almost normal – My Life with MS” http://leben-arbeiten-mit-multiple-sklerose.blogspot.de/ in 2007. She supports “emsp” voluntary as “Advisor on Patient Issues” and is involved in different Advisory Boards, Committees and Focus Groups, is Advisor of Patient Issues at the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform and a EUPATI Fellow 2015.
Birgit about Social Media: “Social Media is about people, is about human stories, about sharing with others and understanding real life experiences.”