The Power of Psychographics in Healthcare
The key to motivating healthcare consumer behaviors starts with psychographics. Segmenting people by their attitudes, values, lifestyles, and personalities gets to the root of their motivation and allows you to target interactions based on their preferred communication style.
Embracing Personalization to Drive Patient Engagement
The healthcare industry continues to lag behind consumers’ preference for convenience and experience — leading to increased competition from retail players and patient defection. Learn why health systems need to ditch their “one size fits all” approach and embrace personalization to create a positive patient experience.
Activating Patients to Take Charge of Their Health
Do you know the most underutilized resource in healthcare? Patients. That’s why it’s critical to curate a humanized experience at scale. When patients feel seen and heard they are more likely to take action. By combining behavioral science with psychographics, healthcare organizations can get to know their patients on the deepest level and get them to necessary care.
Now that breast cancer screenings have been dialed back to age 40, healthcare enterprises must plan ahead to tackle emerging care gaps
As if patients’ slow return to care following the pandemic wasn’t a challenging premise enough, healthcare enterprises now face an emerging care gap — in breast health. Last week, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued new draft guidelines about preventative care, effectively dropping the age of recommended breast cancer screening to a decade earlier, from the age of 50 to just 40 years.
The spotlight is on … Shanika Gracien, Data Analyst
Helping people has always been in Shanika Gracien’s DNA. So, it wasn’t a surprise that the daughter of Haitian immigrants would choose to follow an enviable path into healthcare. But after studying to become a physician’s assistant in college, and interning for various clinics and hospitals, Shanika encountered one, slight problem: “I realized I didn’t like the sight of blood,” she laughs. Here’s how Shanika pivoted her career journey to combine her love for helping others with a role in tech to advance patient health from behind the scenes, as a Data Analyst at Upfront.
5 Effective Hospital Patient Loyalty Programs to Know
Loyalty programs are common in most of the business world, but they are relatively new within the field of healthcare. However, as the need to boost patient loyalty increases, more hospitals are exploring the idea of implementing hospital patient loyalty programs in their institutions. Benefits of Patient Loyalty Programs Patient loyalty programs offer several benefits […]
3 Practical Examples of Psychographic Segmentation in Marketing
In today’s digitally-driven economy, it’s a common practice for marketers and advertisers of all kinds to collect data about the consumers and prospects who interact with their brand. Today’s well-informed consumer also understands this fact, and as a result, they generally expect a higher level of engagement with the companies whose products or services they […]
Is healthcare home to the next wave of AI innovation?
Roughly 68% of patients believe healthcare providers need to improve their interactions with patients. In the areas of patient engagement, we know that offering personalized digital communications is critical to driving outcomes and health systems’ operational success. Could AI be the key to unlocking an even better patient experience?
The Top 5 Causes of Hospital Readmissions – and How to Prevent Them
Established in the Affordable Care Act, the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) aims to reduce the number of preventable 30 day readmissions— and the numbers have declined since its inception. In fact, the Kaiser Family Foundation notes that rates actually began to fall in 2012 as hospitals anticipated that penalties would be applied based on […]
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