Would it surprise you to know that healthcare spending accounts for 17.9 percent of the U.S. economy? Staggering, huh? And women drive a majority of that spending by making the majority of healthcare decisions, not only for themselves, but also for family. In fact, 59 percent of women make healthcare decisions for others.
Mergers, consolidation and closures make thoughtful organizational branding crucial for any healthcare system or hospital group to engage and retain patients, as well as recruit top physicians and nurses.
Here are the key factors you should consider to establish and maintain an effective brand strategy.
Before you issue your next RFP to select an agency partner, stop and ask, “why.” Are you legally required to issue RFPs? Do your bylaws require it? Or is it just the way it’s always been done? If it’s not required, consider these reasons to ditch RFPs. If it is required, read on for four ways to find the right agency partner using RFPs.
Picture your customer.
Who is the person most likely to purchase your product or service? How old is he or she? Where do they live? What is their life like? What do they value? What problems do they need solved?
Roughly once per week, a prospective client asks for a specific deliverable, say, a website, a brochure or some other marketing vehicle. While the ask is certainly flattering, that’s not how Borshoff approaches brand development. Read More
Can we all stop using the word “branding?”
It has wormed its way out of the business community and into pop culture. Now athletes and Instagram influencers talk about “branding” themselves and I find myself wondering what they’re talking about.
For more than 30 years, Borshoff has collaborated with the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities. And each March, we help produce materials to celebrate Disability Awareness Month.
In 2016, former art director Adam Johnson and former senior graphic designer John Ilang-ilang were approached to design posters for Middle Waves, a new music festival in their hometown.