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This report from SHSMD gives insights into planning operations, department structures, budgets, challenges and successes that will inform benchmarking and strategic planning operations.
This session provides an in-depth look at survey results from more than 200 hospitals, including the specific types of initiatives organizations are targeting, existing capability gaps, and key areas requiring additional focus by hospital and health system executives and boards as health care moves to a more consumer-centric focus.
The PowerPoint presentation, Futurescan 2019, features highlights from the latest edition of Futurescan, one of the industry's most respected health care trends forecasts. Ready for immediate use at your organization, you can employ this presentation tool for staff, leadership or boards.
This report distills these discussions so that other strategic leaders connected with SHSMD can lead their organizations toward stronger market relevance through strategy that develops cultures of collaboration and innovation.
Join us on Wednesday, February 20th as Gary Druckenmiller, VP of Customer Success at Evariant, discusses the top drivers of success that must be on your 2019 marketing roadmap.
Join renowned futurist Ian Morrison, Ph.D., for this webcast on the latest edition of SHSMD’s annual guide to trends in the field as he summarizes Futurescan articles written by thought leaders on key topics.
This 16-page report on telehealth strategy provides hospitals and health systems with an overview of telehealth services, including the most common use cases, potential objectives and an outline of current barriers to implementation. It also provides a maturity model for providers to use as they consider telehealth opportunities and it concludes with strategies for building telehealth capacity.
Learn how Cleveland’s public hospital system planned, created, launched and marketed its own podcast, in-house.
Piedmont Healthcare is creating a customer experience that rivals that of other industries.  
A recent study by Adobe found that American consumers spend an average of 7.8 hours a day engaging with digital content—about the same amount of time they spend sleeping. Marketing leadership at Children's Health in Dallas, Texas saw this trend as both a challenge and an opportunity. Read about their approach to marketing automation in this article.
A gray wave is poised to wash over this country thanks to the aging of the baby boomers, and it is a wave whose effects will be felt from coast to coast. Today, seniors are 15 percent of the American population, but in less than 20 years, adults 65 and older will comprise 22 percent of our citizens (see Figure 1). In fact, it is predicted that the number of Medicare-age adults will outnumber children under the age of 18 by 2035, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2017 National Population Projections.
More than ever before, health care communicators need to have a content strategy that directly contributes to bottom line business results. Orlando Health is doing just that and reaping the benefits of increased exposure by positioning itself as a trusted health care system with compassion.
Join us for an expert tour of the best digital work happening among these fifteen top-ranked hospital systems. The session will feature Dave Wieneke, who developed the HDX method as director of the health care practice at Connective DX.
In the Direct Mail in 2019 eBook, you'll learn: What is the 2019 Trend to Watch; Innovative Dimensional Mail Ideas; Data Aggregation Tips for Improved Targeting; and much more.
SHSMD is pleased to bring you the 2019 Calendar of Health Observances & Recognition Days. Yet another example of SHSMD's commitment to providing health care strategists with practical, timely resources, this calendar is designed to help you plan your 2019 community health events, internal and external communications, social media campaigns and more.
Join us as we discuss the latest survey data on how patients are accessing hospital website information and some interesting lessons and insights you might not expect!
How can health care organizations proactively help the public to better understand their personal and family risk for cancer and encourage them to seek genetic testing? In 2015, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology—a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing genomic technology and sciences—launched its "Information is Power" genetic testing campaign.
Patient journeys are one of the hottest topics in health care marketing and with good reason. They can achieve excellent results by directing engagement tactics to where an individual consumer is on the decision-making continuum for elective health care services. This article discusses a major patient journey initiative by UC Health in Ohio.
Navicent Health identified four key objectives that would guide its strategy to become the health system of choice for consumers. One of these is "Engaging consumers in meaningful ways" with a focus on understanding Navicent Health's various types of patient cohorts and what motivates them when seeking health care. This article details their approach to patient journey mapping.
In 2017, Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, had a fairly new leadership team and an outdated strategic plan. They realized it would be valuable to bring in an outside partner, so they asked Stratasan to guide them through the process of updating their plan. This article discusses the five-step planning process developed to address each of their goals for growth.