Shopping for healthcare can be a scary experience for patients, and for many, they are entrusting their lives to surgeons and other healthcare professionals. For this reason, healthcare organizations often have difficulty knowing the best ways to connect with potential patients, especially because HIPPA regulations must also be adhered to.
What did you wake up thinking about this morning? Your busy day? Plans for this weekend? Your mother’s birthday gift? Whatever it was, it almost assuredly wasn’t the Zika virus, immunizations, or second-hand smoke.
In the early part of my career, healthcare marketing was dominated by hospitals. There was always discussion about whether or not to concentrate on this industry as an advertising agency.
As you probably already know VI has numerous clients in healthcare and public health. That said, we are always so pleased when healthcare gets mainstream attention. A couple of weeks ago Las Vegas hosted the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. There, they deemed this the year of the wearables. A great number of the wearables are geared to the fitness market.
Are we a make 'em and break 'em kind of society? According to research, the answer is yes. On average, 40% of Americans will make New Year's resolutions while only 8% will actually follow through and achieve their goals.
They know Dr. Keith Smith on Capitol Hill. They know him in Canada and in Blue Cross boardrooms around the country, too.
VI didn’t give Dr. Smith his voice, it gave him is instrument.