Healthcare Social Media Review #41: Tapping into Visual Storytelling

SocialButterfly

How can visual media bring healthcare social media to life? This edition of the Healthcare Social Media (HCSM) Review explores visual storytelling. Ragan Healthcare outlines six ways hospitals can shape their brand through the use of visual storytelling.

Call for Submissions: Healthcare Social Media Review #21

SocialButterfly

16, SocialButterfly will host the HealthCare Social Media Review , the peer reviewed blog carnival for everyone interested in health care social media. Format your submission email as follows: Email Subject Line: HealthCare SocialMedia Review.

Cause Marketing for Healthcare Organizations

Selfish Giving

Thanks to everyone who came out for our presentation yesterday at the New England Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. 8 Reasons Healthcare Organizations Should Do Cause Marketing. Cause Marketing for Hospitals cause marketing healthcare organizations hospitals

5 Fictions About Social Media for Public Health and Healthcare

Social Marketing and Social Change

“We can reach and change the behavior of our target audience through social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.”

Bayler Healthcare System Takes A Leap Into Pinterest: Interview with Ashley Howland (Part 1)

Diva Marketing Blog

In particular is the healthcare sector where many hospitals and medical centers are embracing visual communications and doing interesting work on Pinterest. I was very excited when Ashely Howland from Bayler Healthcare System agreed to tell us the back-story of Bayler's Pinterest strategy.

Bayler Healthcare System Takes A Leap Into Pinterest: Interview with Ashley Howland (Part 2)

Diva Marketing Blog

Ashely Howland , Bayler Healthcare System's social media manager,talks about how she and her team are executing a successful Pinterest strategy. Q: To wrap this, what lessons learned can you share with us about healthcare in the world of Pinterest?

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

With many vulnerable populations lacking accessible and affordable mental health care services, nonprofit healthcare providers have stepped up to bridge the gap and provide necessary care to their communities. healthcare

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Cell Phone Healthcare in the US DoD

Social Marketing and Social Change

And he clearly states that the Military Health System should lead the charge on using cell phones as healthcare tools - hope the CDC and NIH are listening now. Tags: Mobile Thoughts Cell Phones Health Information Healthcare Mobile Technology While some parts of the government debate what to do with mobile technologies and health care, the US Department of Defense is moving right ahead. Got to love that Can Do! spirit.

A case for Twitter, Facebook, & social media for healthcare fundraisers

Fundraising Coach

I was just on a call with fellow members of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy folks when someone asked, “Does anyone here use Twitter or Facebook ?”. Groups like the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy and publications like the Chronicle of Philanthropy and FundRaising Success have presences on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Engage Samples & Tools fundraising healthcare philanthropy social media twitter web 2.0

4 Ways That Health Organizations Benefit From a Unified CRM

EveryAction

A broad range of healthcare focused organizations depend on member and donor database software to manage relationships with supporters. Here are four instances where that is important for healthcare organizations. CRM healthcare

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Health Care Social Media Review #21: Social Media Taps Digital Health

SocialButterfly

Refer to this article by Healthy Startups on the 100 Trends That Will Change Healthcare in 2013 for a full list of potential relatives. Information is the lifeblood of health and healthcare.

Reader Questions: How often should you communicate with your supporters?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you do healthcare fundraising? So recently I asked my fantastic, dedicated, smart group of people who subscribe to my enewsletter , “What do you want to know more about?” ” I got SO MANY good responses that I could not stand to just let these answers be lost to email.

Call for Submissions: Health Care Social Media Review #30

SocialButterfly

Format your submission email as follows: Email Subject Line: HealthCare SocialMedia Review. Public Health Social Technology Healthcare Social Media Review social media research What’s the latest social media research you’re reading?

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Why fundraiser job titles suck and cost you a lot of money!

iMarketSmart

My pal Dr. Russell James is at it again. This time, he researched what fundraiser job titles inspire more engagement, connectivity, and giving.

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Capturing Awe to Inspire Change

SocialButterfly

This week’s Healthcare Experience Design (HxD) conference found at #hxd2013 brings to mind the concept of “awe” in designing for change. How are you inspiring awe?

Call for Submissions: Health Care Social Media Review #30

SocialButterfly

Format your submission email as follows: Email Subject Line: HealthCare SocialMedia Review. Public Health Social Technology Healthcare Social Media Review social media research What’s the latest social media research you’re reading?

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Social Communication and Barriers to Using It

Social Media Bird Brain

I don't know that I've mentioned it here, but I serve as a volunteer on the Santa Cruz County Emergency Medical Care Commission, which advises our County Supervisors on emergency healthcare issues. HIPAA barriers healthcare social communication Small nonprofit medicineI got interested in this area when my late husband was going through a lot of hospital visits, some of which involved ambulances and helicopters. I've continued to volunteer (as the consumer.

3 Brutally Honest Appeal Letter Critiques Part 2

Wild Woman Fundraising

P.S. The gift you send will make high quality home healthcare available to more of your neediest neighbors. Did you read my first terrible appeal letter? If not, here it is! This second brutally honest appeal letter critique is brought to you by the VNSNY.

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How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money

iMarketSmart

Recently I was interviewed by a woman named Mazarine at Wild Woman Fundraising ! You can hear the interview here. Here’s one big point from the interview I figured you’d want to read (in case you don’t have time to listen to the whole thing).

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Health Care Social Media Review #21: Social Media Taps Digital Health

SocialButterfly

Refer to this article by Healthy Startups on the 100 Trends That Will Change Healthcare in 2013 for a full list of potential relatives. Information is the lifeblood of health and healthcare.

Do you have a ‘commendation mindset’?

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Lead Generation Major Giving Planned Giving strategy charity charity blog charity organizations donor stewardship tips donor-centricity fundraising tips for nonprofits healthcare fundraising higher education fundraising major gift marketing tips Philanthropy relationship fundraising top philanthropy blogsMark Twain once said, “I can live for two months on a good compliment.”

It’s a beautiful 2015 nonprofit annual report

Wild Woman Fundraising

We’ve been training providers to offer LGBT competent healthcare. And we’re thrilled to expand Transgender healthcare services in FY 2016 with your support. All healthcare services are free, confidential and provide a safety net for all teens.

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#Health: Study Shows Advantages Of Conversation No One Wants

Non Profit Marketing 360

What the Healthcare Reform Bill wanted to institute was the opportunity – nay, the expectation – for families to have regular consultations with their doctors about end-of-life/palliative care that would per force be covered by insurance. Remember Obama’s Death Panels ?

Capturing Awe to Inspire Change

SocialButterfly

This week’s Healthcare Experience Design (HxD) conference found at #hxd2013 brings to mind the concept of “awe” in designing for change. How are you inspiring awe?

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#Aging: Which US Cities Offer The Best Lifestyle To Their Older Citizens?

Non Profit Marketing 360

For example, healthcare opportunities are weighted to 10 at the top of the scale, whereas housing was weighted at 5, because many kinds of housing arrangements can be made for many kinds of seniors, whereas healthcare is a priority for all older people. Paul for Minnesota’s progressive medical insurance program and for proximity to the Rochester, MN-based Mayo Clinic—factors that contribute to the region’s high scores for life expectancy and healthcare.

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#Aging: We May Have To/Want To Work Longer. Will We Live Longer?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Then the question becomes ‘how will we pay for their healthcare if they are not able to work?’ Golden or just a Goose Egg? For many, the Stock Market Crash of 2008 wiped out most of their retirement savings.

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#GRANTS: Verizon Foundation Offers Support For Environmental & Educational Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

In the area of healthcare, the foundation is especially interested in programs that help bring care to rural, remote, and underserved communities. Civics Community Education: General Education: Technology Environment Fundraising Grants Healthcare How-to Nonprofit Resource Donation education Health care Non-profit organization philanthropy Sustainability Verizon Communications Verizon Foundation

5 reasons fundraisers won’t call their hot leads

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Lead Generation asking for donations donor stewardship fundraising insights healthcare fundraising higher education fundraising humanitarian fundraising nonprofit marketing philanthropy blog reasons fundraisers won't call their leads sales calls StewardshipHere are 5 proven reasons why fundraisers won’t call their leads to ask for donations: Fear of rejection: This is the most common reason for call reluctance. It’s simple and basic.

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#Aging: Medicare On The Chopping Block Of Debt ‘Compromise’

Non Profit Marketing 360

So as the political debate over healthcare revamps for the 2012 elections, Ms. As most of us raise a sigh of relief that the debt ceiling was raised and a vague compromise to trim $1.2

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#ProAging: Telestroke/Telemedicine Tests Show Excellent Cost & Health Benefits

Non Profit Marketing 360

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#ProAging: Telestroke/Telemedicine Tests Show Excellent Cost & Health Benefits

Non Profit Marketing 360

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#ProAging: Social Security Recipients Enjoy COLA For First Time In Two Years

Non Profit Marketing 360

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#Aging: Social Security Recipients Enjoy COLA For First Time In Two Years

Non Profit Marketing 360

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Does this look familiar?

Wild Woman Fundraising

You can use it for your swipe file whether you’re in international aid relief, healthcare, or even animal shelters. As you know, I LOVE to help people write more effective appeal letters. Here’s an appeal letter that I just got from Medcins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders.

#Aging: Health-Care Reform Showing Small Advantages For Medicare Recipients

Non Profit Marketing 360

Shrinking, but not gone until 2020. Politics have roughed up most of our attitudes towards health reform. Sometimes it is difficult to sort out what has changed, what seems to be improvement or expansion or cut in service or cost.

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#Aging: Likely Further Medicare Cuts Hurt Stocks Of Numerous Care Companies

Non Profit Marketing 360

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#Aging: Advancements In Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Can Lead To Advancements In Treatment

Non Profit Marketing 360

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#ProAging: GAP Index Highlights Global Challenges Of Care For Aging

Non Profit Marketing 360

The fact of the aging of the global population is something our readers are likely at least acquainted with. The phenomenon has arisen as life expectancy has lengthened even in developing countries and populations in developed countries often are not having enough children even to replace themselves.

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3 Brutally Honest Appeal Letter Critiques Part 1

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you work in healthcare, it will definitely speak to you. Sooooo I was cleaning out my files the other day and I found the first appeal letter I ever wrote. Join me in 3 brutally honest appeal letter critiques, starting with my very first appeal letter!

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#Aging: Small Ailments, Left Unchecked, Can Lead To Big Concerns

Non Profit Marketing 360

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#Aging: Caregiving For Parents So Common Most Do Not Report It

Non Profit Marketing 360

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#SocialNetworks: How Can Social Media Help You When Disaster Strikes?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Natural disasters have been a part of human history since Noah. What has changed is how we get information about – and request help in the midst of – natural disasters. Thanks to digital media, we can get instantaneous reports about earthquakes, hurricanes, etc. from all over the world.

#Aging: $450 Billion in Unpaid Care Another Likely Drag On Economy

Non Profit Marketing 360

AARP’s report states that over 42 million Americans put in over 18 hours a week in family healthcare, and the numbers rise to over 61 million people if we count simply people providing health assistance in a given year. an hour (considered the national average by AARP), some $450 billion goes unpaid to these familial or neighborly healthcare providers. Yet so too is there a political dimension to the rising burden of ‘free’ familial healthcare.

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