Matt Gove

Matt Gove, chief consumer officer, Piedmont HealthcareMatt Gove

Chief Marketing Office
Summit CityMD
New York, NY

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As Chief Marketing Officer for Summit CityMD, Matt Gove is responsible for all Summit CityMD marketing, including digital and traditional marketing strategies, PR and external communications, community outreach, and several other avenues that promote brand awareness and loyalty while facilitating growth.

Prior to Summit CityMD, Gove held positions as Chief Consumer Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta, the state-leading 11-hospital, $4 billion health system, which includes 2200+ affiliated physicians in 550+ locations. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Marketing and External Affairs at Grady Health System.

Customer Experience and Healthcare Consumerism: Are Providers Meeting Customer Expectations?

Matt Gove, chief consumer officer at Piedmont Healthcare

How well are providers meeting the expectations of healthcare consumers? Two recent surveys shed some light on the issue.

Doctor.com surveyed 1,718 patients in 2018 to assess their needs and preferences regarding the customer experience of healthcare.

The latest survey from Kaufman Hall, on the other hand, focuses on consumerism from the provider side, and offers an analysis of where 425 respondents from 200 healthcare organizations rate.

Research Update: Looking at Consumer Expectations from Both Sides

Jane Weber Brubaker

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // How is healthcare doing in terms of meeting customer expectations? Doctor.com surveyed 1,718 patients in 2018 to assess their needs and preferences regarding the customer experience of healthcare. Kaufman Hall’s latest survey focuses on consumerism from the provider side, and offers an analysis of where 425 respondents from 200 healthcare organizations rate themselves on everything from improving customer experience to providing price transparency. In this article, we’ll share highlights from both surveys, one confirming that consumers have high expectations of providers, the other showing positive movement but slow progress in meeting those expectations.

Customer Experience the Piedmont Way

Matt Gove, chief consumer officer at Piedmont Healthcare

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // Your brand is the sum of the experiences a customer has with you, says Matt Gove, chief consumer officer at Piedmont Healthcare in Georgia. This definition goes beyond the conventional scope of patient experience, or as Gove consistently refers to it: customer experience. Patient experience historically has been a Read More

Starred Reviews Work for Amazon—and Piedmont Healthcare

Matt Gove, chief consumer officer at Piedmont Healthcare

The most influential source in selecting a physician may be a recommendation from a friend or family member, but it doesn’t stop there. “When you get a recommendation from someone you know, one of the first things you do is look online to find more information about that physician,” says Matt Gove, Chief Consumer Officer Read More

Social Media for Direct Response: Zooming In On Facebook Targeting Tools

Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta and digital marketing solutions provider BrightWhistle were featured in our January article “Building a Facebook Community Creates Marketing Opportunities for Atlanta’s Piedmont Healthcare.” The article was based on a presentation at the 2014 Healthcare Internet Conference (HCIC) given by Matt Gove, CMO at Piedmont and Michael Sengbusch CTO at BrightWhistle. We Read More

Finding a Physician: Some Things Remain the Same; Others Are Changing

// By Joan Trezek // While healthcare managers, consultants, and physicians may differ on a number of healthcare issues, it’s a safe bet they agree on how consumers generally begin the search for a physician: They ask a trusted source—family, friend, or frequently their primary care physician if they need a specialist. Once a few Read More