#HCMKTG Short Takes

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Mobile App Puts Vaccine Information in Parents’ Hands

#HCMKTG Short Takes // By Samantha Drake // As questions and confusion surrounding the need for childhood vaccines persist, healthcare organizations are creating easy-to-use digital resources to convey reliable vaccine information to parents. Mobile apps are a popular way to reinforce recommendations, dispel misconceptions, and build trust. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Vaccine Education Center Read More

Call for Entries — 2017 eHealthcare Leadership Awards

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This leading awards program, which drew over 900 entries last year, recognizes the very best websites and digital communications efforts of healthcare organizations, online health companies, pharmaceutical/medical equipment firms, suppliers, and business improvement initiatives. Now in its 18th year, the awards program is presented by Plain-English Health Care, publisher of eHealthcare Strategy & Trends and Read More

Digital Marketing in Healthcare Webinar

Ben Dillon, Chief Strategy Officer, Geonetric

Research Findings to Guide Your eHealth Strategies in 2017

A webinar for healthcare marketers and digital strategists

Sponsored by eHealthcare Strategy & Trends and Geonetric

Your Presenter:

  • Ben Dillon, Chief Strategy Officer, Geonetric

Digital budgets are increasing at hospitals and health systems across the country. Physician ratings and reviews are being added to provider directories at a rapid pace. Healthcare organizations cite a lack of time and budget as barriers to digital progress, but their digital agency partners tell a different story…

In a new webinar, Ben Dillon, Chief Strategy Officer at Geonetric, will share results from a just completed industry survey of digital strategy leaders at more than 200 healthcare organizations and agencies.

Healthcare marketers just like you told us their top digital priorities and biggest challenges for 2017.

View this in-depth webinar now, and you’ll walk away with valuable insights on everything from what your competitors are spending on digital to where you should be focusing your web development energy.

You’ll learn:

  • The new digital and web strategies your competitors are preparing to launch
  • How your organization’s online strategies stack up against peers
  • Whether your investments in digital marketing are in line with industry averages
  • How your team’s size and structure matches up against similar organizations
  • Plus much more…

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Improve the Measurement of Your Digital Healthcare Marketing Campaigns

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2015 eHealthcare Leadership Awards

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We at Plain-English Media extend our congratulations to the winners of the 2015 eHealthcare Leadership Awards. Presented by Health Care Communications, Rye, NY, the eHealthcare Leadership Awards program recognizes the very best websites and digital communications efforts of a wide range of healthcare organizations. The winners were announced today at a special presentation in Orlando, Read More

7 Trends of Health System Intranets

Web directors are assuming responsibility for the intranet in addition to public websites. Intranets require their own strategy, process, budget, and staff. Employees expect intranets to function as well as external sites. Employees want the ability to personalize content they use frequently for quick access. Intranets are adding social media-like features to content – commenting, Read More

B2C Marketing Predictions 2015

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 Read More

The 5 Digital Trends Health Care Marketers Can No Longer Ignore

Kathy Divis, President, Greystone.Net

#HCMKTG SHORT TAKES In Part One of our two-part series, Kathy Divis, President of Greystone.Net shared her perspectives on the forces shaping healthcare marketing. Here in Part Two, Kathy shares “The 5 Digital Trends Marketers Can No Longer Ignore” from her presentation at the Healthcare Marketing and Physician Strategies Summit in Las Vegas in April Read More

MDConnect Drives Search Engine Results and Reviews for Vascular Surgeon

#HCMKTG SHORT TAKES Dr. Tif Siragusa has been in practice as a vascular surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee, for five years. A little over two years ago he started working with MDConnect, a Boston-based digital marketing agency that works exclusively with healthcare clients. “My initial involvement with MDConnect is that they helped me with my pay-per-click Read More