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Call for Entries for the 2023 eHealthcare Leadership Awards Now Open

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// By Susan Dubuque // We’re pleased to announce that the 2023 eHealthcare Leadership Awards Call for Entries is officially open! It’s time to review all the great things you’ve accomplished and prepare to receive the recognition you deserve. Throughout the pandemic, digital tools and tactics saved the day — allowing organizations to maintain productivity by Read More

HIPAA Compliance and Online Tracking: New Guidance for Healthcare Marketers

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“In December 2022, the Office of Civil Rights put the hammer down, shoring up HIPAA regulations to cover online tracking technologies that could compromise consumer privacy. Healthcare marketers must take a proactive role in responding,” writes James A. Gardner. “Healthcare marketing is full of important acronyms, but HIPAA — the federal Health Insurance Portability and Read More

HIPAA Compliance 2023: A Guide to Google, Meta, and Other Online Tracking Tools

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// By James A. Gardner // In December 2022, the Office of Civil Rights put the hammer down, shoring up HIPAA regulations to cover online tracking technologies that could compromise consumer privacy. Healthcare marketers must take a proactive role in responding. Healthcare marketing is full of important acronyms, but HIPAA — the federal Health Insurance Read More

Best Ways to Rev Up Your Email Response Rates

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Ask the Expert, with Jay Schwedelson, founder of SubjectLine.com and CEO of Outcome Media // By Jane Weber Brubaker //   Small tweaks to your email campaigns can add up to big gains. Email has been around longer than most other forms of digital media. “Every company on the planet does it, but it’s sometimes Read More

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

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// 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

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

Is it Time to Take Your Digital Health Marketing In-House?

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When you’re ready to make the transition to in-house digital health marketing, finding the right partner is key. Small marketing teams often lean on third-party providers to run their marketing campaigns. As these teams develop skills in digital marketing, they gain the confidence to staff up and bring campaign management in-house. By 2020, VCU Health’s Read More

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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Blockchain Technology in Digital Healthcare: An Answer to Digital Ad Fraud?

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If you’re running digital healthcare advertising campaigns, you’re probably aware of blockchain technology. To hear some tell it, blockchain is the answer to just about every problem faced by modern society. Others describe it as a solution in search of a problem. One area in which blockchain has seen some success is in helping to Read More

Point/Counterpoint: Can Blockchain Protect Digital Advertisers from Fraud?

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// By Jim Samuel // Digital advertising will total more than $571 billion worldwide in 2022. But the latest projections from Juniper Research say $81 billion of that will be wasted because of fraud. Some advocates say blockchain technology can be the solution to the fraud problem. Others say blockchain is likely to come up Read More

OSU Wexner Tackles Vaccine Misconceptions Through Super Bowl Ad

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For most people, Super Bowl 2021 was a throwdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tampa’s home turf. But for the marketing team at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in central Ohio, gameday was an opportunity to highlight the talented medical center staff and tackle vaccine misconceptions head-on. “It Read More

How OSU Wexner Used In-House Talent to Create a Winning Super Bowl Ad

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// By Althea Fung // When pandemic restrictions on vendors meant an outside media team couldn’t come on campus, The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center tapped the talents of its own in-house team to produce a high-profile TV spot — and that was just the beginning. For most, Super Bowl 2021 was a throwdown between Read More

What Healthcare Organizations Need to Know About Google Analytics 4

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// By Rachael Sauceman // Now is the time to start getting ready for Google’s transition to GA4 in July 2023. In March, Google announced that it plans to officially retire the current version of Google Analytics and require all users to move to the next generation, Google Analytics 4, or GA4, by July 1, 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

Worried That AI Will Take Over Your Job? Don’t Be.

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With more than 3.6 billion users worldwide, social media is a highly effective method of communication for marketers. Although social media and healthcare may seem worlds apart, a study published in the journal BMC Research Notes found that 40 percent of consumers use social media for health information. Additionally, 91 percent say online communities influence Read More

The Evolution of Email Marketing

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// By Althea Fung // Marketers from Humana and Johns Hopkins Medicine weigh in on the value of email marketing. Effective strategies for consumer engagement are also more efficient for marketers. 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 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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How AI Helps Streamline Social Media Marketing

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// By Althea Fung // Afraid AI is going to take over your job? Don’t be. “Marketers should … see AI not as a way to replace humans but to augment and enhance the important and necessary work we do,” says Lately.ai’s founder Kate Bradley Chernis. With more than 3.6 billion users worldwide, social media Read More

eHealthcare Leadership Awards: A Microcosm of Our Field

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For more than two decades, the eHealthcare Leadership Awards have showcased creativity and innovation in digital communications that support healthcare organizations’ marketing and business goals, and enhance patient and consumer experiences. Here’s a message from the new co-chair of the awards, Susan Dubuque: I am honored to serve as co-chair for this year’s eHealthcare Leadership Read More

eHealthcare Leadership Awards Reflect the Evolution of Our Industry

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// By Susan Dubuque // For more than two decades, the eHealthcare Leadership Awards have showcased creativity and innovation in digital communications that support healthcare organizations’ marketing and business goals, and enhance patient and consumer experiences. I am honored to serve as co-chair for this year’s eHealthcare Leadership Awards. In preparing for this role, I Read More

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