The State of Healthcare Marketing — and What it Means for You

As healthcare has evolved so, too, have healthcare consumers. Healthcare marketers who don’t follow suit are missing out on prime opportunities. Greystone.Net and Klein & Partners recently released their 3rd Annual State of Digital Healthcare Marketing Report to offer insight into healthcare marketers’ digital efforts and future plans.   We’ve pulled together some of the


Does Your Hospital’s Content Plan for Generational Differences?

Everyone these days is talkin’ ‘bout my generation — and your generation, and his, and hers. The stereotypes seem to be on repeat: Tech-savvy Millennials are plagued with a short attention span. Technology-deficient Baby Boomers refuse to change. And cynical Gen Xers reject conformity. There are just as many individuals who embrace their respective generational


Healthcare Organizations: Uncover Your Hidden Content

As a healthcare organization, you may not have the manpower or budget to create new content on a regular basis. Your blog sits dormant for sometimes months at a time. Your monthly e-newsletter has found itself on a bi-annual cadence. You get the picture. The good news is that quality content can multiply, not divide.


You Developed User Personas — Now What?

No doubt you’ve been urged by marketing leadership, your communications agency or both to develop user personas that represent who your buyers are and what their journey looks like. Maybe you’ve heeded their advice, and dedicated resources to carefully research and flesh out half a dozen personas that provide the perfect portrait of your customer


Hospital Marketing: How You Can Outsmart the Competition

How will hospitals outsmart their competition in 2017? It’s all about creating a personalized patient experience. Healthcare ad agency Smith & Jones recently released its top 10 hospital marketing trends, and a common thread can be found: the need to target niche audiences and provide more customized resources to make healthier choices. Among the findings:


The Importance of Healthcare Literacy in Healthcare Marketing

Did you know that nearly 9 out of 10 adults don’t have the literacy skills they need to manage their health? The National Assessment of Health Literacy found that only 12 percent of adults have proficient heath literacy, and what’s more, 14 percent of adults have health literacy levels considered “below basic.” Health literacy extends


Why Hospitals Need A Content Strategy Now More Than Ever

For the past four years, the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) defined content marketing as “the creation and distribution of educational and/or compelling content in multiple media formats to attract and/or retain customers.” But, says the Institute, content marketing has matured into a formal business discipline. This year, they changed the definition to “a strategic marketing


The Consumerization of Healthcare — and How it Affects Your Marketing

Knowing that there is more competition for your consumers’ healthcare dollars could certainly affect the way you to communicate with your consumer audience. Here are some tips.


GLC Wins Big at Healthcare Marketing Awards

GLC took home honors for Evangelical Community Hospital, Inova Health System, UHS and Eastern Maine Medical Center.


Hospital Change Is Here

Healthcare reform is alive and well at U.S. hospitals. What does this mean for hospital marketers?

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