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How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Your Healthcare Website

Your kid wakes up with an earache on a Saturday. “Alexa, where’s the closest Urgent Care?” You ask rather than type because your voice assistant is faster than your nimble thumbs. And even better: Once Alexa gives you a result, you see the website has a virtual assistant ready to help. Score! No digging through… Read more

How to Increase Website Traffic: Newsjacking + Fresh & Repurposed Blog Content

Want to apply hot rocket fuel to your content in 2019? Sounds hard? Not at all. And best part? You don’t have to sacrifice quality and you can offload some of your efforts on to your audience. WHAT? What is this sorcery you speak of? With a little planning, you can ignite your content, readership… Read more

10 Most Popular Aha Media Group Marketing Blogs of 2018

So, which blog posts resonated with our audience? In 2018, the Aha Media team published 82 posts on our website. We covered everything from stakeholder interviews to crutch words to conversational writing, with a little Bruno Mars thrown in. I’m constantly in awe of our team’s ideas and expertise. These marketing blogs are full of… Read more

The Top 10 Hospital Commercials of 2018

The best hospital commercials of 2018 don’t scream “hospitals” or even “healthcare” – they focus on people and emotions. While most ads we saw were still doing the same ol’ thing – mostly bragging about themselves – these gems made you stop, think and feel. A quote I love from Robert Kiyosaki, a motivational speaker:… Read more

5 Ways Healthcare Marketing is Like Parenting

Just when I think I’ve got this whole parenting thing figured out, my toddler does something crazy. Like unraveling an entire roll of toilet paper in the bathroom or upending a basket of folded laundry. The saying is true: A parent’s job is never done. Parenting and Healthcare Marketing: More Alike Than You Think I’m… Read more

4 Ways Stakeholder Interviews Amp Up Your Content

This article is the third in our 3-part series on tips for interviewing stakeholders and using the information to create engaging, robust content. Start with part 1: 3 Steps to Prep for Interviewing a Healthcare Stakeholder Healthcare marketers know that a digital marketing strategy is like a bonfire – you need a lot of logs… Read more

4 Ways to Make an Impact with Patient Stories

When my son, Jack, was 14 months old, we learned he had a rare heart condition called a double aortic arch, or vascular ring. The condition is marked by an extra branch that stems from the heart and encircles the esophagus and trachea almost like a vise. The result: Kids sound like a truck motor… Read more

The Clock Is Ticking: 6 Steps for Getting the Most Out of Healthcare Stakeholder Interviews

This article is the second in our 3-part series on tips for interviewing healthcare stakeholders and using the information to create engaging, robust content. Read part 1: 3 Steps to Prep for Interviewing a Healthcare Stakeholder. It’s exciting to have the opportunity to interview a stakeholder who has the information you need to pull together… Read more

3 Steps to Prep for Interviewing a Healthcare Stakeholder

This article is the first in our 3-part series on tips for interviewing stakeholders and using the information you get to create engaging and empathetic content. When I first started out as a health writer, the notion of interviewing a stakeholder was terrifying. Like many of my fellow writers, my gift is the written word,… Read more

I Love My Pediatrician, But Don’t Love Calling Her: Why the Customer Experience Matters

Our pediatrician is the best. She’s personable, easygoing and terrific with my kids. In fact, the whole nursing staff is fantastic. They make it easy to be a patient. And yet … I dread having to call the health system. While the menu system is OK, it breaks down quickly once I’m on hold, listening… Read more