Content Marketing

Brand Journalism: Best-in-Class Storytelling Builds Trust and Loyalty

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// By Wendy Margolin // How to win hearts and minds with stories that matter. The internet is inundated with blogs on every medical ailment known to man. Content from medical experts matters — especially in a climate of healthcare misinformation and disinformation. It is a key component of SEO strategy. But it may not Read More

Healthcare Content Hub Strategy: Giving Users What They Want

Amy Stevens

As a healthcare marketer, how do you create content that is relevant to your audience and meets their specific needs? Content marketers know that a well-told story can leave an indelible mark on the reader. It can make seemingly boring topics engaging and highlight connections between disparate groups. In the past, marketers would have to Read More

When It Comes to Content, Cleveland Clinic Is Never Content

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// By Jane Weber Brubaker // Five principles for leading your organization’s digital marketing efforts. Amanda Todorovich, Cleveland Clinic’s executive director of content marketing, freely admits that the scope of what she and her team are tasked with is not typical. How often does a CEO ask what it would take to become the best Read More

4 Essential Content Marketing Books for Healthcare Marketers

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Content marketing should be an essential part of any healthcare organization’s marketing efforts. A good content marketing program can help you generate organic search results that let you build awareness, educate the market, and drive volume to your website. If you’re building a content marketing library for yourself or your staff, you may wonder what Read More

Digital Content Drives Visibility for Specialists at Baptist Health

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// By Jane Weber Brubaker  // When it comes to media consumption, digital is winning. And that goes for physicians, not just consumers. Quality content, available on digital channels, raises awareness of your services, and forges strong connections with engaged referring physicians. When your health system is launching a major new service line and rapidly Read More

How OSU Wexner Consolidated Its Multi-Site Content Into a Single Mega Site

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Ohio State Wexner Medical Center faced a challenge. It wanted to combine blog content and news from several high-performing system websites into a single mega site called Ohio State Health & Discovery. But much of the content it planned to use had earned high rankings in Google’s search engine results pages (SERP), including many placements Read More

4 Books on Content Marketing You Should Own and Read

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// By Jim Samuel // There’s no shortage of books about content marketing. Here are our top picks. Content marketing should be an essential part of any healthcare organization’s marketing efforts. A good content marketing program can help you generate organic search results that let you build awareness, educate the market, and drive volume to Read More

The Power of Showing Empathy in Your Healthcare Marketing Content

In today’s climate of diminishing trust in institutions, how do you attract patients in a way that both highlights your organization’s services and builds longlasting trust with your healthcare brand? “Of all the marketing tips for healthcare, the most important (and simplest) one is this: express empathy,” says Wendy Margolin in a new article. “Empathy Read More

How Tidelands Health Drives Engagement Through a Digital Content Hub

Althea Fung

// By Althea Fung // Even a small team can make a big difference. “The shortest distance between two people is a story.” Content marketers know that a well-told story can leave an indelible mark on the reader. It can make seemingly boring topics engaging and highlight connections between disparate groups. In the past, marketers Read More

How Empathy Can Help Healthcare Organizations Build Trust

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// By Wendy Margolin // In a climate of diminishing trust in institutions, healthcare organizations can use empathy in storytelling to attract patients. Of all the marketing tips for healthcare, the most important (and simplest) one is this: express empathy. Empathy draws your reader or viewer in. It makes them imagine themselves in the story, 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

E Pluribus Website: Out of Many Sites, One Mega Site

Lina Soliman

// By Jim Samuel // E Pluribus Unum — Out of Many, One. It’s on the back of every dollar bill but can also be applied to health systems that consolidate content into a single hub. Ohio State Wexner Medical Center faced a challenge. It wanted to combine blog content and news from several high-performing 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

Where Healthcare CRM is Headed in 2023 and Beyond

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A new eHealthcare Strategy & Trends webinar for healthcare marketers and digital strategists

Panelists:

  • Seth Kaplan, Director, Marketing & Customer Engagement, HonorHealth
  • Craig Kartchner, AVP of Marketing & Customer Experience, HonorHealth
  • Daniel Quinn, VP of Business Strategy & Analytics, Lionshare

Moderated by:

  • Jared Johnson, Founder and Podcast Producer, Shift Forward Health and member of the eHealthcare Strategy & Trends Editorial Advisory Board

Watch this webinar and you’ll learn:

  • How buyer decisions for CRM have changed
  • How to evaluate platforms now that there are more choices on the market than ever before
  • How strategy and operations work together to get the most out of a CRM investment
  • How vendors see their platforms evolving over the next 1-2 years
  • How to manage expectations for CRM now that healthcare organizations are facing historically challenging financial pressures

And much more!

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Your Digital Front Door – Meeting Consumers Where They Are

Your Digital Front Door – Meeting Consumers Where They Are

A new eHealthcare Strategy & Trends webinar for healthcare marketers and digital strategists.

Panelist:

  • Ben Dillon, Chief Strategy Officer, Geonetric

After this webinar, attendees will be able to answer critical questions, including:

  • What are consumers’ preferred ways to engage with health organizations throughout their journey?
  • How are consumers researching health conditions (and what information your health system needs to be delivering)?
  • How has patient loyalty changed and what are the most important factors as patients are making healthcare choices for every healthcare encounter?
  • What are consumers’ perspectives on personalized digital experiences in an era of greater awareness of the threats to data privacy?

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Healthcare Content Strategy: Substance and Structure

Vanessa Hill

Every successful healthcare content strategy needs two main ingredients: substance and structure. But how do you merge these two together to create a seamless web experience for your customers? In 2017, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center announced its intent to merge with Beth Israel Deaconess, creating what would be the largest hospital merger in Massachusetts Read More

Peanut Butter + Chocolate: A Recipe for a Successful Content Strategy

Chris Boyer

// By Althea Fung // Content substance and content structure go together like peanut butter and chocolate — and the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. In 2017, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center announced its intent to merge with Beth Israel Deaconess, creating what would be the largest hospital merger in Massachusetts 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

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// 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

Is Web Personalization Worth the Investment? How Two Health Systems Are Making the Case

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As a healthcare marketer, how can you justify the investment required for web personalization? While web personalization is perceived by many healthcare systems to enhance their digital marketing and improve the customer experience, a sizeable number of organizations find the tools challenging and have difficulty measuring success. Geonetric’s 2021 Healthcare Digital Marketing Trends survey showed Read More

HCIC 2022: Ready for a Comeback in Miami

Mike Schneider

// By Melanie Graham // After a virtual conference in 2020 and a scaled-back event in 2021, HCIC is ready for a return to normal this year in Miami. With new session formats, an exciting slate of topics, and a beautiful setting, this is a conference that healthcare professionals won’t want to miss. After two Read More

Take Your Personalized Approach to Care to the Web

Selene Mejia

// By Marlene Kurban // Delivering a highly personalized web experience to consumers can increase patient volume and engagement. While web personalization is perceived by many healthcare systems to enhance their digital marketing and improve the customer experience, a sizeable number of organizations find the tools challenging and have difficulty measuring success. Geonetric’s 2021 Healthcare Read More

No, Email Marketing Isn’t Dead

Shivani Srivastava

If you’re an email marketer, you’ve likely heard the refrain “Email marketing is dead” countless times. But that’s just not true. A Pew Research survey found that 92 percent of adult internet users use email. That’s compared to 79 percent of internet users who have a social media profile. In addition, email is more efficient Read More

An Important Strategy for Social Media ROI

Marty Summa

“Hospitals and medical practices are constantly refining their communication plans and budgets to produce the most effective results and greatest ROI,” says Marty Summa of Sage Growth Partners. “Nowhere is this more evident than with social media strategies.” Here’s an excerpt from Summa’s new article: When it comes to developing successful social media marketing campaigns Read More

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