Engagement Tips For Your Healthcare Website And Employee Portal

By Jason Oshita | 11/15/16 11:00 AM


It’s no secret that your employee portal and your website serve two different functions, have two Depositphotos_24863797_original.jpgdifferent voices and take on two different personas. Your Intranet works to consolidate all functions within the workplace, automating processes and communications with other staff members. In short, your Intranet focuses on engagement between employees so that you can carry out the best possible work. The portal is behind-the-scenes. Your website, on the other hand, is the face of the organization. It serves to market your practice to the public. It engages patients and tries to reach out to potential new patients. Here are some tips on engagement with your healthcare website and your employee and staff Intranet.

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Is Your Intranet Protected From Data Loss?

By George Ciesielski | 10/25/16 11:00 AM

When a new Intranet installation is configured, we always communicate with the IT team to make sure that Depositphotos_4277763_original-1_m_e.jpgcertain aspects of your Intranet site be backed up in case of disaster. Unfortunately, what you configured years ago may have been broken by updates or reconfigurations of devices or disks. Take this opportunity to check on your backups so that you don't suffer data loss.

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Why Content Is Important To Your Healthcare Marketing Efforts

By Jason Oshita | 9/20/16 11:00 AM

Content is at the epicenter of marketing efforts for your healthcare organization - it is what helps you depositphotos_11363097_xs.jpgconnect with your patients and their families directly. It is important for any healthcare business to have a proper content strategy that allows them to share success stories, general information, expert opinions, case studies, and staff highlights. A successful content strategy considers the audience it’s targeting and develops clear messages to address the dynamics of their targeted group.

 A post published by Hubspot cites a study by Pew Research that found almost 72% of Internet users searched for health related information in 2015. It also says that healthcare is the second-most searched for service on the Internet. This is one statistic that proves the importance of a proper content marketing strategy for your healthcare organization.

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Branding Your Hospital Intranet: Why it Needs a Personality of its Own

By Jason Oshita | 8/9/16 11:00 AM

The hospital Intranet is your go-to source for all things happening amongst your organization. That said,Depositphotos_25940271_xs.jpg the personality of the Intranet should reflect the brand of the hospital and work culture with the information it provides, design elements and a name.

Developing your Intranet with a specific brand allows employees to better see it as an important part of the workplace, makes it more hands-on, and differentiates it from other sources of information.

Utilize these ideas to better brand your Intranet:

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3 Great Tips For Using Your Hospital Intranet

By George Ciesielski | 7/5/16 11:00 AM

Depositphotos_28276819_m.jpgAs a result of its’ multiple advantages, the Intranet has become an indispensable tool in hospitals. It can streamline communication between staff and enhance efficiency in ways that traditional modes of communication cannot.

 Office Intranets have undergone improvements since their early days of clunky interfaces. The design of modern hospital Intranet software is comparable to the social networks that you may use to keep in touch with friends and relatives, both in utility and function. For instance, the hospitals using these internal communication microsites make it easy for leadership and stakeholders to improve and increase engagement between employees.

 Many hospital administrators forget about the importance of engaging with employees and physicians. Your staff wants to feel that they are heard and valued. Your internal communications software makes fostering open dialogues simple and efficient. Here are some ways you can help your employees make the most out of your Hospital Intranet.

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4 Reasons NOT to use Sharepoint for your Hospital Intranet

By HospitalPORTAL | 7/31/13 10:03 AM

Choices"Sharepoint is the gold standard for intranets right?" This is what you tend to hear and read around the web. Some folks in your IT department may also have used it in the past at another organization or have had some limited experience using it. The fact is that Sharepoint intranet software can be a great intranet solution; but does it work for small and mid-size hospitals? Our experience tells us no. The majority of small and mid-size hospitals attempting Sharepoint implementations run into the same problems over and over again. I would like to point out some of the challenges that you might consider before wasting a lot of time and effort trying to implement a Sharepoint site.

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