Digital Transformation

What Does It Take to Be a Winner? Learn Why Advocate Aurora Health Took Home Top Honors at the 2023 eHealthcare Leadership Awards

// By Susan Dubuque // Advocate Aurora Health’s commitment to the consumer experience at every step in the digital journey has positioned this organization among the best consumer-first healthcare systems in the country. Advocate Aurora Health (now called Advocate Health Care in Illinois and Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin) was one of four health-related organizations Read More

A Recipe for Success: Leveraging Market Research Insights to Support Patients

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On a journey to “future proof” its marketing, Fresenius Kidney Care started in the most unlikely of places: recipes. As with any chronic illness, diet dramatically affects a patient’s success. But a kidney disease-friendly diet has more restrictions and requirements than most. One in seven U.S. adults have kidney disease, and one in three don’t Read More

Intermountain Health’s Digital Rebrand Fueled by AI and Data-Driven Solutions

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With a massive digital rebrand in the works, data has become a critical component to maintaining Intermountain Health’s mission. When Intermountain Health decided to embark on a rebrand, it was about more than finding a new logo design — it was about transforming into a brand that truly represents the organization’s core. “Although we have Read More

Gen Z’s Innovative Approach to Healthcare: 5 Ways to Attract and Engage Them

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The healthcare industry is in the midst of a transformation, and Generation Z is leading the charge. This new generation, born between the mid-1990s and mid-2000s, is challenging traditional notions of healthcare and redefining what it means to be healthy. They are turning to innovative solutions, and they are “life hacking” healthcare to create experiences Read More

Data-Rich Directories and AI-Powered Solutions at the Core of Intermountain Health’s New Digital Patient Experience

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// By Melanie Graham // With a massive rebrand in the works, data has become a critical component to maintaining Intermountain Health’s mission. Mona Baset, vice president of digital services at Intermountain, discusses how Intermountain’s data-driven approach to digital is paving the way for a better patient and caregiver experience. When Intermountain Health decided to Read More

Year in Review: 5 Digital Healthcare Themes From 2022

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2022 has been a momentous year for digital healthcare leaders, in part because the delicate balance — of returning to “normal” after so many years of a global pandemic and returning to the continuous push for more digital transformation — is a fine line given budget constraints and resource limitations. But striking that balance is Read More

eHealthcare Strategy & Trends 2022 Year in Review

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// By Daniel Fell // Why now is a great time to review all the excellent content from this past year and use it in planning for the new year. 2022 has been a momentous year for digital healthcare leaders, in part because the delicate balance — of returning to “normal” after so many years Read More

Collaboration: The New Gold Standard for Successful Healthcare Organizations

The pandemic had a silver lining. It took a wrecking ball to the walls that have separated internal departments within health systems. Organizations battling COVID-19 had to break down the silos, join forces, and learn to collaborate in new ways. These newly acquired skills are valuable in a post-pandemic world as well.

Health systems that forge internal alliances unleash their collective strengths and leverage competitive strengths to lead their organizations and the industry in innovation and transformation.

This report is a collection of our best articles on the value of collaboration, with interviews from healthcare leaders who have successfully built coalitions, worked across departmental lines, and brought teams together to accomplish what their organizations needed most.

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Using Digital Tools To Enhance the Patient Journey

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The coronavirus, growing consumerism, and increased competition are contributing to decreased patient loyalty and a heightened need for healthcare organizations to improve the patient experience through digital transformation. “The latest market research shows there’s been a sharp drop in loyalty over the past few years, especially during the pandemic,” says Ben Dillon, chief strategy officer Read More

Helping Consumers Find Care Everywhere

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// By Jane Weber Brubaker // At Northeast Georgia Health System and UPMC, improving access and making digital scheduling easier are top priorities. What does it actually mean for health systems to embark on a digital transformation journey? Among the priorities are making it easier for consumers to find and access the care they need Read More

Improving the Patient Experience Through Digital Transformation

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// By Brian Griffin // Two health systems, one in Florida and one in South Dakota, are at the forefront of using technology to meet the rapidly changing expectations of healthcare consumers. The coronavirus, growing consumerism, and increased competition are contributing to decreased patient loyalty and a heightened need for healthcare organizations to improve the Read More

How Nebraska Medicine Stepped Up Its Already-Robust Communications During COVID

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Nebraska Medicine is a global leader in infectious diseases, and its experts have been in demand since the earliest days of the pandemic — locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Nebraska Medicine held the first U.S. COVID-19 press conference in January 2020, well before a global pandemic was declared by the World Health Organization. The following Read More

How One System Transformed Care Delivery During the Crush of COVID

Rachel Donovan

It wasn’t just any Friday the 13th. It was March 13, 2020 — the day the federal government declared a national emergency due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. Across the country, businesses started to shut down; people started working remotely, and hospitals, including Nemours Children’s Health, had to figure out how to quickly optimize Read More

COVID Accelerates Enterprise Telehealth Adoption at Nemours Children’s Health

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// By Marcia Simon, APR //  The pandemic changed the dynamics of collaboration in health systems, with clinical and operations teams working side by side with marketing technology and communications departments to coordinate enterprise-wide transformation.  It wasn’t just any Friday the 13th. It was March 13, 2020 — the day the federal government declared a Read More

HCIC 2021 Is Live This Fall in Las Vegas: Learn What’s In Store

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Viva live conferences! When HCIC convenes in Las Vegas in November, it will feel like a long-deferred family reunion. Virtual conferences and video chat have kept us safe and connected during COVID, but there’s nothing like the shared energy of an in-person meeting. This year is the 25th anniversary of HCIC. Launched in 1996 — Read More

HCIC 2021 – Live! in Las Vegas

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// By Jane Weber Brubaker // Viva live conferences! When HCIC convenes in Las Vegas in November, it will feel like a long-deferred family reunion. Virtual conferences and video chat have kept us safe and connected during COVID, but there’s nothing like the shared energy of an in-person meeting. This year is the 25th anniversary Read More

Learn How One System Is Fighting COVID Via Digital Transformation

COVID-19 has disrupted American healthcare — killing more than half a million people, including more than 2,900 healthcare workers; challenging bed and equipment capacity; and canceling elective health services. But it also has sped up digital transformation of healthcare and brought to the forefront innovative approaches to how patients receive care. Providence, a Seattle-based 51-hospital Read More

A Targeted Approach to Virtual Care Pays off for Rush University System for Health

Tatyana Popkova, system senior vice president and chief strategy officer, Rush University System for Health

The COVID-19 outbreak has been challenging for healthcare organizations, but one positive for marketers is that the pandemic has presented new opportunities to engage consumers digitally. When patients can’t see their providers in the office, they use virtual care or telemedicine services. Rush University System for Health, a network of physicians and hospitals in the Read More

Healthcare Logistics: Delivering Medical Essentials Via Drone

Keller Rinaudo, co-founder and CEO of Zipline

What does a healthcare logistics company that’s had success distributing medical supplies to remote healthcare facilities in rural Africa have to offer large, technologically advanced, geographically distributed health systems in the U.S.? Plenty. Zipline, whose mission is “to provide every human on Earth with instant access to vital medical supplies,” developed a system for delivery Read More

On-Demand Virtual Visits Attract New Patients to Rush University System for Health

// By Wendy Stark Healy // The COVID-19 outbreak was challenging for healthcare organizations, but one positive for marketers was that the pandemic presented new opportunities to engage consumers digitally. When patients couldn’t see their providers in the office, they used virtual care or telemedicine services. Rush University System for Health, a network of physicians Read More