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Last year at MASHSMD in Annapolis, attendees engaged in an incredibly interactive presentation from Bioethical Services of Virginia’s Michael Gillette, Ph.D., on the ethics of healthcare marketing. He challenged attendees to think through potential ethical dilemmas associated with advertising outcome data. Is it ethical, for example, to claim the lowest infection rates — when your
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:
This week GLC was honored with two Lamplighter Awards from the New England Society for Healthcare Communications. The Lamplighter Awards were established to showcase and honor excellence in healthcare communications throughout the New England region. The 2016 competition totaled 381 entries. GLC’s design of My Health Today for Lawrence General Hospital received a Gold Award.
GLC creates marketing plans for health systems, academic medical centers, and health plans so our content team is always looking for new ways to tell a timeless patient health story. The message may be to get fit; schedule a mammogram; or stay up-to-date on your screenings. And as we think about content plans for 2016,
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