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Palliative Care Content: How to Write It

Not everyone in your audience wants to “live their best life” or “get back to an active lifestyle.” Some simply wish to feel better. It’s time to turn the spotlight on a health topic that can help them: palliative care. This crash course in palliative care content discusses what this service is (and isn’t), why… Read more

How to Use Physician Bios to Attract New Patients: 6 Examples

Imagine this scenario: You recently moved across the state with your husband. You know one of you is going to catch a cold or flu bug sooner rather than later, and you’ll need a doctor on standby. But you have no one in this new city you can ask for a rec. So how do… Read more

How Often Should You Refresh Your Healthcare Content?

Ahh. That’s your sigh of relief after your hospital website rewrite or redesign is complete. Enjoy basking in the glow of that sleek, SEO-infused site. So check that project off your to-do list but maybe not in permanent marker. You WILL need to refresh your content again — and you may need to do it… Read more

5 Hospitals Crushing it on Social Media

Is someone searching your hospital on social media going to be wowed by what they find — the warmth, reassurance and sparkling personality? If the answer is no — fret not, we’re here for you! These social media tips for hospital marketers will help you power up your social channels and attract new consumers. And… Read more

What’s The Best SEO Content Length for Your Healthcare Site?

When it comes to SEO content length, we all want the certainty of Goldilocks: A page that’s not too long, not too short, but juuuust right. With that kind of confidence, we’d all live happily ever after, right? Maybe, but a problem stands in our way: Page ranking lacks the clear cause and effect of… 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 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

How to Spur an 100% Increase in Online Donations

What if you could swap new web content as easily as you do clothes in your closet? (I took 2 teenage girls shopping this weekend, so I know it’s not the easiest thing in the world.) And what if that resulted in 100% increase in online donations and 252% increase in visitors? Read on to find out… 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

Unconventional Ideas for Hospital Content

Unconventional Ideas for Hospital Content I was thinking recently about a Bob Dylan line: “He not busy being born is busy dying.” There’s a challenge in those words that resonates with me. If I look at my day, my week, my year – how much time do I spend “being born,” seeking out moments that… Read more