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November 6, 2018
How important is your practice web site? According to a recent study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 80 percent of internet users have searched for a health topic online. But just having a web site is not enough. Here are a few questions to ask yourself to see if your web site is making the grade:
October 29, 2018
Want to build your practice and attract more referrals?
Then start by making more friends. And I don’t just mean numbers of contacts. I mean quality, individual relationships.
Whether it be fellow physicians, other healthcare professionals, business executives or community leaders, look for ways to engage and help each other.
October 16, 2018
Are you marketing directly to women? You should:
Women make about 80 percent of healthcare decisions for their families. — United States Department of Labor
Women are more likely to conduct online research for health information than men. — Pew Research Center
Women influence at least 80% of all household spending. — Marti Barletta, author of Marketing to Women
August 15, 2018
When we talk about improving the patient experience, certainly there are opportunities throughout a patient’s time at your practice. However, I encourage you to place special emphasis on the beginning and the end. Studies have shown that first and last impressions can hold the greatest impact on how someone evaluates satisfaction with an experience.
How do patients first encounter your practice and is it a welcoming experience?
August 7, 2018
Your practice Web site is one of your most powerful marketing tools. When was the last time you surfed it?
Most patients — current or prospective — turn first to your Web site for key information about your practice, including phone numbers, fax numbers and addresses. Is your site up to date?