Pamela Landis

Case Study: Patient Engagement is a Two-Way Street

Patients have high expectations for their online health care experiences these days. They expect to have the same seamless, integrated digital interaction they enjoy with Amazon Prime or Uber when they interact with their health system or provider. “Ease of mobility is what’s important to them,” says Pamela Landis, Vice President of Information Services at Read More

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Pamela Landis

Carolinas Healthcare System Launches MyCarolinas Tracker, Offering Convenience, Clinical Context, and Connection

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // Patients don’t make allowances for healthcare. They expect to have the same seamless, integrated digital experience they have using Amazon Prime or Uber when they interact with their health system or provider. “That ease of mobility is what’s important to them,” says Pamela Landis, Vice President of Information Services Read More

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Fully Integrated PRM and CRM = Fully Leveraged Healthcare Marketing

Ever dream of driving a Ferrari? If you’re a health system, the equivalent is a completely tricked-out, customized, integrated technology platform that gives you all the information you need to tackle your market holistically. No more siloed B-to-B vs. B-to-C strategies. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is living this dream as it prepares to roll Read More

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Danny Fell

Integration and Forethought Key To Success of Digital Healthcare Initiatives

“One of the most important things marketers and digital strategists can do is align their digital activities with marketing and organizational business goals,” says Daniel Fell. “But often, in the urgency to adopt these new technologies and move projects forward, good strategic thinking can take a back seat to just getting things done. That’s unfortunate Read More

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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines! Lehigh Valley Health Network Revs It Up with Integrated CRM/PRM Strategy

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // Is the whole equal to the sum of its parts, or greater than the sum of its parts? Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is banking on the latter as it prepares to roll out fully integrated physician relationship management (PRM) and customer relationship management (CRM) systems from Evariant this Read More

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Danny Fell

Breakthrough Digital Success Requires Healthcare Marketers to Think Differently

// By Daniel Fell // One of the most important things marketers and digital strategists can do is align their digital activities with marketing and organizational business goals. But often, in the urgency to adopt these new technologies and move projects forward, good strategic thinking can take a back seat to just getting things done. Read More

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Why Orlando Health Shifted to a Patient-First Strategy

The social media budget at Orlando Health will double next year. But the health system’s social media strategy was anything but robust four years ago when Chantal Stephens came on board as Director of Marketing and Physician Sales. “Social media at the time was a very small part of the marketing story. It was a Read More

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Orlando Health’s Patient-First Strategy Led by Disney, Ritz-Carlton Veteran

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // The social media budget at Orlando Health will double next year. But the health system’s social media strategy was anything but robust four years ago when Chantal Stephens came on board as Director of Marketing and Physician Sales. “Social media at the time was a very small part of Read More

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Case Study: Creating a Social Media “Command Center”

Social media has become a critical component of the digital marketing mix for most healthcare organizations. Social media command centers are making it possible for lean marketing teams to listen, respond, and engage with growing numbers of consumers on multiple platforms, and share information across the organization. Some command centers are fishbowl-style physical spaces designed Read More

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Social Media Command Centers Help Johns Hopkins and Sharp Streamline Operations and Increase Visibility

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // Social media has become a critical component of the digital marketing mix for most healthcare organizations. Social media command centers are making it possible for lean marketing teams to listen, respond, and engage with growing numbers of consumers on multiple platforms, and share information across the organization. Some command Read More

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Case Study: Successful Email Campaign Drives Engagement and Event Registrations

In early 2015, we spoke with Sheree Esser, Consumer Engagement Marketing Manager at Trinity Health, about a planned marketing automation pilot at Saint Alphonsus in Boise, Idaho. We recently followed up with Esser to find out the results of the pilot. The first step was to make sure the email list was deliverable, and that Read More

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Sheree Esser

Trinity Health’s Marketing Automation Pilot: Email Reduces Need for Direct Mail

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // In March, we spoke with Sheree Esser, Consumer Engagement Marketing Manager at Trinity Health, about a planned marketing automation pilot at Saint Alphonsus in Boise, Idaho. We followed up with Esser to find out the results of the pilot. The purpose of the pilot was to see if email Read More

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Blogging Maximizes Impact and Reduces Workload for Nebraska Medicine

To say that the past couple of years at Nebraska Medicine have been a busy time would be an understatement. As if launching a new name and brand weren’t enough, Nebraska Medicine completed the clinical integration of three separate entities into one operating unit, all while dealing with the international press as one of three Read More

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Nebraska Medicine Launches Blogs, Reduces Spend on Traditional Media

To say that the past couple of years at Nebraska Medicine have been a busy time would be an understatement. As if launching a new name and brand weren’t enough, Nebraska Medicine completed the clinical integration of three separate entities into one operating unit, all while dealing with the international press as one of three Read More

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Dan Dunlop, Jennings

Community Building: It’s Not All About You

“If you’ve worked in healthcare marketing for more than a few months, you’ve undoubtedly faced a request from a service line leader who wants to see a photo of himself or his team prominently featured in an ad,” says Dan Dunlop, president and CEO of Jennings, an advertising and brand development agency, and member of the Read More

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Dan Dunlop, Jennings

Community Building vs. Narcissism in Healthcare Marketing

// By Dan Dunlop // Think about how you act when you host a dinner party. You are strategic when you develop the guest list, and bring people together who have commonalities. You greet people as they arrive and introduce them to others. And you facilitate conversation by suggesting interesting topics and by filling in Read More

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Should You Provide Online Physician Reviews?

Your health system’s marketing messages focus on the positive attributes of your organization and all the great services you have to offer. They capture the essence of your brand. But what do your patients actually say about you and the care they receive from your providers? Are you delivering on your brand promise from their Read More

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Are You Ready to Post Physician Ratings on Your Hospital Website?

Leading-Edge Healthcare Organizations Now Promote Physician Reviews Online—Why It Works // By Jane Weber Brubaker // Your health system’s marketing messages focus on the positive attributes of your organization and all the great services you have to offer. They capture the essence of your brand. But what do your patients actually say about you and Read More

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New Tool Reveals User Experience Insights on Hospital Websites

Are you about to embark on a major overhaul of your health system’s website? A before-and-after user experience survey could help you prove that the investment was worth every penny. Or, maybe you just launched your new website and are itching to find out what site visitors think of it. gSight℠, a new Web experience Read More

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Newly Launched User Experience Survey Tailored for Health Systems Helps Improve the Digital Brand Experience

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // Are you about to embark on a major overhaul of your health system’s website? A before-and-after user experience survey could help you prove that the investment was worth every penny. Or did you just launch your new website and you’re itching to find out how site visitors like it, Read More

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Text Messaging Helps Safety Net Hospital Connect with Patients and Reduce No-Shows by 25-30 Percent

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // According to Pew Research, “young adults, Hispanics, renters and the poor (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau’s poverty thresholds) are all far more likely to be cell-only.” So if you’re a safety net hospital like Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, Indiana, it makes sense to reach out to patients Read More

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Remote Patient Monitoring Technology Connects Patients and Providers, Supports Chronic Disease Management

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // What happens to patients with chronic diseases between office visits? What if their vital signs need to be checked more often than every few months? As health systems shift to population health management, staying connected with high-risk patients is one way to prevent conditions from escalating. Many healthcare organizations, Read More

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What Happens to Patients With Chronic Diseases Between Office Visits?

As hospitals and health organizations move toward population health and engage in value-based contracting, managing patients with chronic diseases effectively and efficiently has risen to the top of the agenda. “It would be great if the patient is giving you information every day in a way that helps drive workflow around urgency and kicking out Read More

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WellSpan Health Uses LionShare’s CRM and Marketing Automation Platform to Crack the Code on Portal Sign-ups

// Ask the Expert, with Caty Wolf // Caty Wolf is Manager of Marketing Communications at WellSpan Health, an integrated health system in central Pennsylvania. She is responsible for CRM and marketing automation, and works with LionShare’s business intelligence and CRM platform, DIATA®. WellSpan is using marketing automation to acquire and activate consumers on its Read More

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Shawn Gross, Chief Digital Strategist at White Rhino

How a 200-Year-Old Hospital Prioritizes Digital Innovation

One way to accelerate consumer-facing digital technologies in established health care organizations is to carve out a dedicated team focused on innovation. “When Massachusetts General Hospital formed the Healthcare Transformation Lab, a startup group within the 200-year-old institution, the organization made technology in healthcare delivery a priority,” says Shawn Gross, Chief Digital Strategist and Health Read More

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