Write Your Own Ending: 5 Plot Points in Your Patients’ Journey Stories You Shouldn’t Ignore

// By Lisa D. Ellis // Do you know exactly how people decide where to go for their medical care? Understanding the path that patients take to access care can help you determine where in the decision process you have the best opportunity to influence them to select your system. Mapping the Decision Pathway Consider Read More

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Beneath the Surface Frivolity of UCHealth Ads That Promote the Denver Broncos, There’s a Strong Dose of Marketing Horse Sense

Peter Hochstein

Notable Health Care Advertising // By Peter Hochstein // Intuitively, you’d probably think that advertising for UCHealth should reflect nothing but gravitas. After all, it’s a 1,620-bed Colorado health care system with seven campuses (and three more under construction as of this writing), more than 2.5 million annual outpatient visits, and the University of Colorado’s Read More

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Why a Cutting-Edge Behavioral Health Practice Takes an Old-School Approach to Market Its Services

// By Lisa D. Ellis // A behavioral health practice in Manhattan that offers cutting-edge treatment options goes surprisingly low-tech when it comes to its marketing strategy. The results prove that sometimes simpler can be better. Find out how this practice: Uses old-fashioned techniques to connect with patients and physicians. Takes the stigma out of Read More

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Balancing Promotion and Patient Privacy: 5 Lessons Learned from the Pharmaceutical Segment That Can Enhance Your Marketing Efforts

Lisa Ellis

// By Lisa D. Ellis // When it comes to marketing your health care services, you may find yourself grappling with the challenge of personalizing your promotional materials without being able to share any specific information about your patients. This paradox can make it difficult to market your organization to the full extent. That’s also Read More

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Don’t Overlook the Importance of Physician Relations

Ritch K. Eich, PhD

Q. What do the peach orchards of Northern California and most major health systems have in common? A. More than you might think, according to Ritch K. Eich, who worked on several ranches to earn his way through college before going on to build an impressive career that has included serving as vice president, senior Read More

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Advice from a Health Care Executive: Cultivating Physician Relations Leads to a Bounty of Benefits for Health Systems

Ritch K. Eich, PhD

// By Lisa D. Ellis // What do the peach orchards of Northern California and most major health systems have in common? There are actually more commonalities than you might think, according to Ritch K. Eich, who worked on several ranches to earn his way through college before going on to build an impressive career Read More

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