Healthcare Marketing Trends to Watch for in 2018

Healthcare Marketing Trends to Watch for in 2018

by Shearly (SU)
Research shows that more than 90% of people now read online reviews, which means that word of mouth is becoming even more important. The rise of digital sites such as RateMDs, Healthgrades, Google, and Yelp have given even more power to patients. Medical practices can’t afford to be complacent when it comes to patient reviews because if they are, the internet enables any bad experience to become widely known, very quickly. In 2018, reputation management will become a priority. Healthcare providers will need to pay more attention to their positive (and negative) reviews and ratings: proactively building, monitoring, managing, and amplifying their online reputations.