Tag: covid-19

[VIDEO] Aaron Watkins of Johns Hopkins on the Intersection of Community and Public Health During COVID-19 and BLM

What Did You Learn? Episode 15 Johns Hopkins Medicine has been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19. Their coronavirus resource center and dashboard have helped countless organizations and individuals track the status of COVID-19 in real-time. Aaron Watkins, Senior Director of Internet Strategy at Johns Hopkins, explains the thoughtful decision-making behind one of… Read more

[VIDEO] John Davey of Mount Sinai on Healthcare Communication from the COVID-19 Epicenter

What Did You Learn? Episode 14 This spring, when the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic was in New York City, Mount Sinai Health System treated thousands upon thousands of COVID-19 patients and returned more than 10,000 of those patients back to health. During that time, Mount Sinai’s healthcare marketing team created content to support patients,… Read more

[Video] Brandon Scott of Ten Adams on How Healthcare Companies Can Stand Out During BLM and COVID-19

What Did You Learn? Episode 12 “We’re in this together.” You’ve probably heard that phrase a lot over the past 6 months. Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, many brands fell back on “safe” messaging instead of adding their unique voice and perspective to the issues.

[Video] Whitney Little of The Knot on Harnessing Your Audience’s Creativity During COVID-19

What Did You Learn? Episode 11 I’m a huge fan of The Knot’s Instagram account How They Asked, so I was excited to interview Whitney Little, Director of Social Media at The Knot Worldwide. She shared the inspiration for the popular Instagram channel and how The Knot continues to support its audience throughout the COVID-19… Read more

[Video] Tanya Andreadis of UCLA Health on Flexibility as a Marketing Strategy During COVID-19

What Did You Learn? Episode 10 Marketing teams can accomplish amazing things when they’re laser-focused and feel a sense of purpose. It also helps having leadership that gives the green light to share the right messaging.

[Video] Andy Gradel from Wolters Kluwer on Remote Work & Empathetic Leadership

What Did You Learn? Episode 9 Clear lines of communication and swim-lanes within an organization are more important than ever. This is not the time to have muddy waters.

[Video] Jennifer Balanky & Jennifer Price on Sharp Healthcare’s Marketing Approach to COVID-19

What Did You Learn? Episode 8 As much as you can plan for a pandemic or any communications crisis, living through it is a different story. But pre-planning and having fluid relationships between departments does help — at least it did for marketers Jennifer Balanky and Jennifer Price of Sharp Healthcare. Their team band together… Read more

[Video] Katie Martell on Lip Service vs. Legitimate Brand Marketing During BLM

What Did You Learn? Episode 7 The coronavirus pandemic and Black Lives Matter movements shone a spotlight on a wide spectrum of brand responses: Some nailed it, while others dropped the ball. Marketing expert Katie Martell talked with Ahava about which organizations showed real allyship — including Microsoft and Rent the Runway — and how… Read more

[Video] Chris Boyer on Healthcare Orgs Supporting Communities During BLM & COVID-19

What Did You Learn? Episode 6 There’s a silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic. As healthcare communicators, we were given an opportunity to come together to solve a huge problem. And we did. We integrated once siloed departments. We used clear language to give audiences the information they needed. Leadership began to appreciate the value… Read more

[Video] Lauren Smith of UT Health on Teamwork & New Marketing Ideas During COVID-19

What Did You Learn? Episode 5 The ability to shift gears in a moment’s notice is crucial for successful healthcare communicators. That’s one lesson Lauren Smith, manager of marketing communications at UT Health San Antonio, MD Anderson Cancer Center, learned during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also learned the importance of teamwork across a massive health… Read more