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Alexa, I Need to See a Doctor Today

According to CNBC, Amazon is building a team that’s planning to do a deeper dive into the healthcare arena. Leaked earlier this month, the internal document suggests Amazon is creating a “health & wellness” team of over one dozen individuals. What’s the plan? To take that Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show or other Alexa voice-assisted… Read More

What’s in a Question?

As marketers and strategists, census data serves as the foundation to understand the healthcare demand in our market and identify what marketing efforts will be most effective in target populations. As many are aware, there is controversy about a new question for the 2020 census regarding citizenship status. Regardless of opinions on the census question,… Read More

How to Convert Data into Intelligence

Three Lessons to Discovering Real Insight  ‏ In the healthcare industry, data is used and it’s used often. But does your organization use it well? Corrigan Consulting’s Executive Vice President Allison Cooper shares three lessons for better communicating data findings to help organizations engage in change. Her white paper, How to Convert Data into Intelligence, covers… Read More

Go See Someone: The Importance of Face-to-Face Meetings

This week the partners and consultants of Corrigan Consulting had the rare opportunity to all be in one place at the same time. We carved out time from our busy (hectic!) schedules and spent two days together learning, strategizing, synergizing and, well, bonding. Michael Massari, Caesars Entertainment Senior Vice President of Meetings and Events and… Read More

Crisis Management Through the Social Media Lens

While the following case study is not based on a hospital or health system event, the basic crisis management principles shared here can be easily applied to any organization, including those in the healthcare industry. This case study was written by one of our senior consultants, Dee Dee Becker, who – in addition to working… Read More

Are You Ready to be a CRM Bad@ss?

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is a game-changing technology with the potential to transform healthcare marketing. Is your hospital or healthcare system ready for the CRM journey? Below we offer key takeaways from Corrigan Consulting’s presentation on selecting a CRM vendor partner shared at last fall’s Healthcare Internet Conference (HCIC) in Texas. Have a clear and precise… Read More

Playing the Match Game: How to Successfully Select a CRM Vendor Partner | Part 2: Finding a CRM Partner

This is a three-part blog to educate and assist you in successfully choosing a CRM vendor partner. Part 1 covered the basics of CRM and getting started. Part 2 focuses on preparing your organization for finding a partner, identifying what to look for in a CRM partner and understanding the wide array of vendor capabilities.… Read More

Playing the Match Game: How to Successfully Select a CRM Vendor Partner | Part 1: Getting Started

This is a three-part blog to educate and assist you in successfully choosing a CRM vendor partner. Part 1 covers the basics of CRM and getting started. Part 2 will focus on preparing your organization for finding a partner, identifying what to look for in a CRM partner and understanding the wide array of vendor… Read More

Purposeful Rounding: Pitfalls and Promises

The dreaded call light. Patients have a need, press the call button, and expect an immediate response. Understandably, nurses and care staff feel the pressure to oblige. After all, patient satisfaction scores are tied to reimbursements, and customers will share their dissatisfaction very publicly on social media and consumer rating sites. Unfortunately, the call light… Read More

Winning on Customer Experience.

Customer experience is now a C-suite priority for healthcare organizations as greater competition, demands for information transparency, and growing consumer power are forcing providers to seek new sources of competitive differentiation. Yet many struggle to define, design and deliver valued customer experiences (beyond HCAHPS) that drive brand differentiation and customer loyalty. Join me at the… Read More