If you’ve ever taken the subway in New York from Grand Central Station, you’ve witnessed a highly efficient capacity utilization model. As soon as the line at one turnstile gets a little shorter than the others, transit riders immediately shift over to it, and whatever surplus capacity was there takes a split second to disappear. […]
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In today’s healthcare marketing landscape, you face a variety of challenges and competing priorities. Engaging consumers digitally is a top CEO priority, but only 26% of organizations feel “completely ready” to execute digital strategies. Meanwhile, CIOs prioritize preparing for and dealing with internet security, which affects your marketing team’s speed and flexibility in digital engagement.
Because of these complex demands, finding a CMS that satisfies everyone can be overwhelming.
Read Influence Health’s latest white paper, Choosing the Best CMS for Healthcare, now to learn how the right CMS can help you:
- Create, edit, and publish content without heavy IT involvement
- Easily personalize content with rich data insights
- Track progress and effectiveness in real-time
- Uphold security and scale efforts with cloud-based structure
- Get Marketing and IT departments on the same page
“Marketing automation refers to the software platforms and technologies that facilitate digital marketing strategies by automating certain repetitive tasks,” says Robin Snow, founder and principal of Aefinity Interactive, LLC. “[It] allows for personalized communication on a massive scale.” While the idea of automating marketing initiatives is undeniably appealing, what does it involve in practical terms? […]
// By Robin Snow // Marketing automation refers to the software platforms and technologies that facilitate digital marketing strategies by automating certain repetitive tasks. Higher-end marketing automation software provides marketing intelligence and advanced workflows that marketers can leverage to more efficiently and effectively communicate with targeted prospects and customers through multiple channels. Marketing automation is […]
How to Improve Patient Engagement, Revenue, and Profitability—Lessons from Penn Medicine’s Transformation to Data-Driven Digital Marketing
Originally presented September 3, 2015.
- Suzanne Sawyer, Chief Marketing Officer, Penn Medicine
- Rob Grant, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Evariant
Members can watch this on-demand webinar now. (Not a member yet? Start your trial membership and watch now.)
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Turn your marketing organization into a revenue and profit center by targeting profitable patients, consumers and providers with effective outreach programs.
Evariant has developed capabilities and an approach in its industry-leading CRM platform to plan, measure and attribute Return on Investment in your overall healthcare business and service line(s).
This paper explains how ROI can be incorporated into campaign activities—with or without the Evariant platform.
You’ll get a number of general marketing definitions as well as healthcare specific terms and concepts that will help clarify your organization’s marketing measurement—and help improve your campaigns.
How To Master the Replatforming Process at Your Organization
- Sandra Fancher, PMP, Managing Partner, MedTouch
- Kelsey Guetschow, Director of Business Intelligence, MedTouch
- Julia Lindsay, Director, Digital Services, Marketing and Communications, SCL Health
- How to successfully master your website replatforming project and the accompanying change management challenges
- The importance of identifying goals for your new website that are both realistic and relevant
- Keys to identifying the “mission critical” tasks that need to be tackled first—and what can wait until Phase 2
- What to do if the scope of the work reaches beyond what your existing marketing/digital teams can manage
- How to measure ROI for data-driven insight
- Strategies for getting all key stakeholders on the same page and working in tandem
- Why your new website must align with your overarching marketing and digital strategy, and how to ensure this happens
- How to create a replicable roadmap for success that can be adapted and re-used for other digital projects, website initiatives, and technology implementations at your organization
- A real-life success story: How SCL Health replatformed its website and achieved big increases in site traffic (up 75%), organic traffic (up 20%), and total new users (up 68%)
Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, Indiana is one of the largest safety net health systems in the U.S., providing care to nearly a million outpatient visitors a year. Some of its 38 multispecialty clinics were experiencing no-show rates for office visits of up to 40 percent. “One of our clinics, which you would think would have a […]
Getting lost is no fun. Getting lost when you’re already under a lot of stress is even worse. “Usually people are here because of a life-changing event and more often than not it is not a positive life-changing event, so it is a very stressful situation,” says Peter Haigney, Director of Public Relations at Robert […]
The results of an Economist Intelligence Unit survey, commissioned by Marketo, indicate that 99% of marketers plan to invest in marketing technologies in the next year. Here are other key findings: Impact on Revenue Of the B2C marketers surveyed, more than half (55%) feel that their marketing departments are regarded as little more than a […]
Kathy Divis, President of Greystone.net and presenter at the recent Healthcare Marketing and Physician Strategies Summit in Las Vegas, gave us a lot to think about in her presentation, “Five Digital Trends Healthcare Marketers Can No Longer Ignore.” Sharing her perspective on the current state of healthcare marketing, she says, “Healthcare is behind many other […]
Few would disagree that healthcare has lagged behind other industries in adoption of digital marketing strategies and technologies. Suzanne Sawyer, Chief Marketing Officer at Penn Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania Health System, made it her mission to change that in her own organization. “The discipline of marketing is changing and evolving,” says Sawyer. “We’ve been […]
Penn Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania Health System, has a long and venerable history. The School of Medicine was the first in the nation, and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania the first teaching hospital. In keeping with its legacy of innovation, Penn Medicine today continues to chart new territory, reaching new and existing […]
The cornerstones of healthcare transformation are patient engagement and coordinated care, facilitated by electronic health records (EHRs) that offer a comprehensive and shared view of patients. But who controls the information contained in EHRs—patients or providers? Patient privacy advocates believe patients should have control over who can access their EHRs, using the principles of Fair […]
In this article, we speak to marketers in charge of CRM and marketing automation at Trinity Health and Christus Health to explore how the systems have enabled more targeted content marketing campaigns and better tracking, decreased the cost of campaigns, and improved ROI.
Trinity Health plans to make all of its 87 hospitals accountable care organizations. As the system shifts from fee-for-service to fee-for-value and moves aggressively toward population health, marketing automation will be a key part of the strategy. “We’re going to pilot a marketing automation system at Saint Alphonsus,” said Sheree Esser, Trinity Health’s CRM Manager […]
It would be a big upgrade to have your branded hospital app available for download in the iTunes or Google Play app stores. But how do you build a native app for Apple and Android devices? If your hospital is like most, you don’t have that expertise in house. The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital […]
When the program manager for the Executive Health program at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) came to Andrew Quinn, Interactive Marketing Director, and asked him to put the program’s printable exercise guide up on the website, Quinn suggested a different approach, a mobile solution. “Everyone has smart phones these days, especially this particular […]
By Cheryl L. Serra A person could get plenty lost in the maze of a ten-story, one-million-square-foot new building addition. But leaders at University Health System (UHS) in San Antonio, TX acted quickly to make sure that didn’t happen. They teamed with Etelu to develop a wayfinding application (app) that helps patients, visitors, and staff […]
By Lisa D. Ellis How can one health system communicate most effectively with thousands of employees who work in different locations and on different schedules? This was the challenge recently facing Scripps Health, an integrated nonprofit health network in the San Diego area that has more than 14,000 employees working at five hospitals, 28 clinics, […]
By Ed Lamb Memorial University Medical Center appears to have answered the question of how few full-time employees a large regional health system needs to maintain a comprehensive website, active accounts on all major social media platforms and a digital marketing program that produces impressive returns on investments. The number is two, with neither working […]
A growing percentage of the U.S. population does not speak English – greater than 35% in some states. How can hospitals and health systems cope with this potential safety issue? How does a teenager tell his doctor he has a “dolor de estómago” (stomach ache) if the doctor doesn’t speak Spanish? If an elderly woman […]
By Lisa D. Ellis The latest technological approaches are helping healthcare facilities do their job better—and more efficiently—than ever before, right down to the very last detail. In fact, that’s where Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) comes in, offering on-demand video interpretation services to facilitate accurate communication for patients who are hearing impaired or have language […]
by Daniel Fell Healthcare marketers face a virtual smorgasbord of communications channels (digital and otherwise). Software tools, strategies, and tactics are being thrust on them every day by a marketplace constantly in flux and possessing an endless supply of new ideas and must-have marketing solutions. Sifting through the vast number of options and deciding where […]
Ask the Expert with Ben Dillon Health systems are complicated organizations, in large part due to constant mergers, acquisitions, and expansions. The challenge for marketers is to simplify this inherent complexity on the Web and provide consumers with a clear message. It’s been a natural choice for many health systems to create an array of […]