Hackensack Meridian Health

Winning Strategies for Digital Physician Engagement

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Six award-winning health systems from across the country set the standard for digital physician engagement. // By Susan Dubuque // A few years ago, due mainly to regulatory considerations, physician engagement meant celebrating Doctors’ Day, and physician practices operated entirely separately from hospitals. Today, things are different. Employed physicians, advances in digital technology, competitive pressures, Read More

What Drives Success for Today’s Healthcare Digital Teams?

Margo Schneider

As digital teams take on more and more strategic responsibilities, leaders step forward to complement staff they have in place by recruiting additional talent and collaborating closely with strategy, information systems, and clinical operations to help achieve success and establish more rigorous leadership development. Three panelists presented on the digital teams of the future at Read More

The Digital Team of the Future

Pamela Landis

// By Dalal Haldeman, Ph.D. // Leaders from Hackensack Meridian Health, UW Medicine, and RUSH compare notes on what it takes to push digital transformation forward in their organizations. As digital teams take on more and more strategic responsibilities, leaders step forward to complement staff they have in place by recruiting additional talent and collaborating Read More

Hackensack Meridian Health Named One of Four Organizations to Receive Top Award at 23rd Annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards Ceremony


// By Susan Dubuque // To truly meet the healthcare needs of patients and citizens of New Jersey, Hackensack Meridian Health leaders recognized that the system needed to invest in digital health. And the investments had to go beyond purchasing new technology — it would require total commitment at every level of the organization. Hackensack Read More

Health System Website Revamp? How to Win Over Stakeholders

Aaron Watkins

When starting a health system website revamp, numerous decisions have to be made. What are the priorities? Who will have the final word? How will you align your decisions with your health system’s strategic plan? But most importantly, how will you engage your stakeholders and win their approval when doing a health system website revamp? Read More

Revamping Websites: The Art of Persuading Internal Stakeholders


// By Jane Weber Brubaker // When it comes to web redesign, everyone thinks they’re an expert. Here are some tips from the real experts on how to navigate those internal conversations. It can feel like a tug of war to be a digital marketer in a health system. Sometimes you win, and sometimes you Read More

Launching a Better Physician Communications Strategy


Hackensack Meridian Health needed a better way to communicate with its physicians. The Edison, New Jersey-based organization was like many health systems across the country, and relied on a combination of email, newsletters, electronic health records (EHR), and other methods to reach and engage its medical staff. “We had multiple ways to communicate with our Read More

How One New Jersey Health System Uses Digital Tools to Build Physician Engagement and Improve Communications


// By Jim Samuel // Like many health systems throughout the nation, New Jersey’s Hackensack Meridian Health faced challenges when it came to communicating with physicians. A patchwork of multiple systems and methods resulted in poor communications and left doctors disengaged. The system used digital tools to solve the problem and build physician engagement. Hackensack Read More

What Does Telehealth Look Like After the Pandemic?

Jennifer Humbert, AVP of telemedicine development and virtual inpatient monitoring, Ochsner CareConnect 360

When the pandemic blocked the normal channels of consumer access to healthcare, physicians’ groups, hospitals, and health systems around the country scrambled to establish or expand their telehealth capabilities. The question is, what happens next? What is the roadmap to scale and improve telehealth while the pandemic still rages, and what is the plan when Read More

Boots on the Ground: How One Marketing Team Has Been Coping with COVID

Pam Landis, vice president of digital engagement, Hackensack Meridian Health

COVID-19 has challenged the American health system. As the disease spread across the country infecting more than a million people, hospitals jumped into action to save lives and minimize the virus’ spread. Part of that lifesaving care has been happening outside of the hospital grounds — it’s happening in the homes of the marketing and Read More