Healthcare Marketing

Best practices, case studies and and expert advice for healthcare marketers from the minds of GLC.

The Heart of Humorous Marketing

Sometimes the most effective way for a brand to deliver its message is through humor. That is what the American Heart Association (AHA) accomplished (to great success) in a short film on its site about women and heart attacks. The film, which stars Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth Banks (who also di…

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The Importance of Healthcare Literacy in Healthcare Marketing

Pill bottle

Did you know that nearly 9 out of 10 adults don’t have the literacy skills they need to manage their health? The National Assessment of Health Literacy found that only 12 percent of adults have proficient heath literacy, and what’s more, 14 percent of adults have health literacy levels considered “b…

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Print to Digital? Plan Early and Often

Print Magazine

At GLC, most of our clients produce integrated, multi-channel marketing communications programs. Often these include a flagship print component such as a magazine or newsletter, and supporting digital components, like a responsive website, tablet application, or e-newsletter. With these types of pro…

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Healthcare Marketing 2016: The Power of Health Observances

Calendar 2016

GLC creates marketing plans for health systems, academic medical centers, and health plans so our content team is always looking for new ways to tell a timeless patient health story. The message may be to get fit; schedule a mammogram; or stay up-to-date on your screenings. And as we think about con…

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Why Hospitals Need A Content Strategy Now More Than Ever

Connections

For the past four years, the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) defined content marketing as “the creation and distribution of educational and/or compelling content in multiple media formats to attract and/or retain customers.” But, says the Institute, content marketing has matured into a formal busi…

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The Fake War: Print vs. Digital

Tug-of-War

Here’s what you know: People are exposed to digital content more than ever. About 92,000 new articles are published online every day, according to publishing analytics-software provider Chartbeat. Here’s what you think you know: As a result, print is dying. But this simply isn’t true. In reality, pr…

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