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Geisinger and Henry Ford Health Leverage Epic Cheers to Fuel Marketing Efforts

Nithin Sathyamoorthy

Epic is the dominant player in electronic health records, with U.S. hospital market share of 35.9 percent, according to May 2023 research from KLAS, reported by Becker’s. This figure represents 47.6 percent of beds — nearly double that of Epic’s closest competitor, Oracle Cerner (25.8 percent), which gained hospitals but lost beds year over year. Read More

Set Your Healthcare Marketing Up for Success in 2024

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2023 was a tough year for healthcare marketers. Budgets were cut, priorities slid in a dozen different directions at once, and tools we’ve used for decades became poisoned chalices locked behind glass by our Security and Compliance teams. 2024 looks like it is going to be a year of recovery: healthier margins, more favorable patient Read More

Epic Cheers Update

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Two major U.S. health systems share why they like Epic’s CRM. // By Jane Weber Brubaker // Epic is the dominant player in electronic health records, with U.S. hospital market share of 35.9 percent, according to May 2023 research from KLAS, reported by Becker’s. This figure represents 47.6 percent of beds — nearly double that Read More

Two Easy Things Healthcare Marketers Can Do to Start 2024 with a Bang

This is the perfect time to turbocharge your marketing efforts, demonstrate success, and give your patients the best possible digital experience. // By Marc Needham // 2023 was a tough year for healthcare marketers. Budgets were cut, priorities slid in a dozen different directions at once, and tools we’ve used for decades became poisoned chalices Read More

4 Tips for Maintaining HIPAA Compliance and Managing Online Tracking Risks

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Digital marketing got a lot riskier when HHS rolled out its “Use of Online Tracking Technologies by HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates” bulletin last December. What steps should you take to manage the risks? Change often feels like the only constant in the world of healthcare marketing. And oh, what a year of change! Read More

Traffic Risks: Next Steps for Tracking Pixels and HIPAA Compliance

Christie-Elaine

Digital marketing got a lot riskier when HHS rolled out its “Use of Online Tracking Technologies by HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates” bulletin last December. What steps should you take to manage the risks? // By Elaine Christie // Change often feels like the only constant in the world of healthcare marketing. And oh, Read More

Solving the HIPAA Conundrum

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// By Jane Weber Brubaker // Can healthcare marketers leverage tracking technologies the way they used to without risking noncompliance? When HHS stepped on the gas last December — issuing ominous warnings about HIPAA, tracking pixels, and PHI — healthcare marketers and legal and compliance teams put the brakes on fast. But some organizations had Read More

How Beacon Health System Leverages Content to Drive Online Appointments

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// By Jane Weber Brubaker // Relationships are everything when it comes to data. Defining those relationships is what humans do best; scaling is what machines do best. If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it a thousand times: Content is king. But content on its own — even expert, authoritative, and trustworthy content — Read More

Avoiding Communication Biases When Marketing Hybrid Care

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// By Heidi Jannenga // Using the example of physical therapy, this author makes the case for eliminating unconscious age bias that assumes older patients are less interested in digital communications and telehealth. The truth is patients of all ages want and need a hybrid approach to care and communications that will help them achieve 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

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

The Digital Team of the Future

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// 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

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

How to Maximize Clinic Capacity by Leveraging CRM

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“What does deep-sea fishing have in common with CRM?” asks Craig Kartchner, AVP of marketing and customer experience at HonorHealth. In a new article, he explores the unexpected parallels between the two and discusses how healthcare marketers can leverage CRM to maximize clinic capacity. He describes the scenario like this: “Years ago, a friend of Read More

How to Create a Boatload of Clinic Capacity — and Quickly Fill It

Craig Kartchner

// By Craig Kartchner // What does deep-sea fishing have in common with CRM? To be successful, both require real-time information and open lines of communication. Years ago, a friend of a friend shocked everyone in his circle when he quit his corporate job and decided to become a helicopter pilot. He eventually landed a Read More

Mobile vs. Desktop: Designing Healthcare Websites for the Modern User

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In the ever-evolving landscape of wireless technology, mobile devices have emerged as a dominant force, transforming the way we access information and services. As mobile healthcare takes center stage in the wireless era, healthcare marketers are modernizing their strategies to cater to the growing demand for mobile experiences and meet evolving consumer expectations. Today, according Read More

Platinum Award-Winning Mobile Websites Offer Enhanced User Experience

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// By Arthur Hill // For Inspira Health and University of Iowa Health Care, mobile design is not an afterthought. Today, according to CTIA, a trade organization for the wireless communications industry, Americans own 499 million wireless devices capable of transmitting and receiving broadband signals 117 percent faster than just 13 years ago. In 2021, Read More

Tech-Enabled Appointment Management Solution Improves Efficiency and Access

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Let’s face it. Demand for medical services today exceeds supply, partly driven by the nationwide shortage of physicians and nurses. Appointments for even the most basic services are often available weeks, if not months, into the future. For specialty care, wait times can be much longer. With these dynamics, providing timely care for patients is Read More

Managing Access: OrthoSC Uses Technology to Open the Front Door Wider

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// By Ron Shinkman // How a busy orthopedic practice optimizes capacity and makes online appointment scheduling easier for patients. Let’s face it. Demand for medical services today exceeds supply, partly driven by the nationwide shortage of physicians and nurses. Appointments for even the most basic services are often available weeks, if not months, into Read More

How Digital Innovation is Transforming Patient Care at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health

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The web and mobile transformation initiatives at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health focus on enhancing the experience for patients and families by providing digital tools at every touchpoint throughout their care. Stanford Medicine Children’s Health was one of four health-related organizations to receive the Mark Gothberg eHealthcare Organizational Commitment Award at the 23rd Annual eHealthcare Leadership Read More

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Receives Top Honor at 23rd Annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards Presentation

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// By Susan Dubuque // The web and mobile transformation initiatives at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health focus on enhancing the experience for patients and families by providing digital tools at every touchpoint throughout their care. Stanford Medicine Children’s Health was one of four health-related organizations to receive the Mark Gothberg eHealthcare Organizational Commitment Award at Read More

Trendwatch: Latest Mobile Design Trends for Healthcare in 2023

Gregg Shanefelt

Like mobile devices, mobile design is always on the move, constantly adapting to consumer expectations and technology capabilities. We’ve seen trends like M-Dot come and go, followed by responsive design, adaptive design, mobile-first, and device-agnostic design. The crossover year — when mobile usage of the internet overtook desktop usage for the first time — was Read More

What Are the Latest Trends in Mobile Design and Usability for Healthcare?

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Ask the Expert, with Gregg Shanefelt, Principal Engineer, Mobile Development at Phase2 // By Jane Weber Brubaker // Designing to meet consumer expectations is not a one-and-done proposition. Like mobile devices, mobile design is always on the move, constantly adapting to consumer expectations and technology capabilities. We’ve seen trends like M-Dot come and go, followed Read More

How Predictive Search Can Improve the Consumer Online Experience

Jonathan Adams

Predictive search can help your health system’s website be quicker, easier, and more accurate for consumers. Couple that with voice recognition technology and you can help make your website more valuable and accessible to more people than ever. Thanks to new tools and technology, you can make that happen in weeks. To get good search Read More

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