Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 14, 2010
i.e. healthcare’s Co-CEOs, Bob Isherwood, Chief Creative Dude, and Steve Cook, Chief Marketing Officer, are presenting ‘inGAGE ME!’ at the 15th National Forum on Customer Based Marketing Strategies. Winning strategies and tactics from more than 35 leading healthcare organizations will be showcased at the conference to be held April 14-16, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia at the InterContinental Buckhead.
inGAGE ME! will review what i.e. healthcare http://www.iehealthcare.com has learned about innovatively engaging people in their health and healthcare. Their talk will ask the question ‘Got Engagement?’ to conference participants who represent senior marketing leaders from all health and healthcare sectors. Engaging people in their health is more important than ever. In many industries, a transformation from a “push” to a “pull” relationship with customers has occurred as they’ve been empowered with new media. People now expect to be engaged on their terms in smart, more convenient, and faster ways. They will address the opportunity for the healthcare industry to consider these new engaging approaches and enabling technologies? inGAGE ME! will cover a world-changing review of innovative engagement examples from consumer-centric brand leaders, and how these approaches can inspire positive changes in healthcare. They will also review the rapidly emerging mHealth opportunity to engage people on a personal level.
Bob Isherwood added: “New media continues to offer exciting new opportunities to engage people on a more targeted and personal basis. All too often, however, it is still being used to simply deliver ‘push’ messages. I will be focusing on examples of emotional engagement from outside and within the Health and Healthcare industries, and why it matters. We will also be presenting an exciting consumer-centric engagement opportunity at the conference for Health and Healthcare companies.” Bob served as Global Chief Creative Officer for Saatchi & Saatchi for 12 years. There, he oversaw communications ideas created for some of the world’s major corporations, including Procter & Gamble. Bob is a member of the Clio Hall of Fame and Co-author of the book ‘World Changing Ideas’.
Steve Cook added: “Healthcare is increasingly becoming more of a consumer purchase decision. There is a blue ocean strategy business opportunity for healthcare companies to understand the ‘day in the life of’ their clients holistically to engage them on a personal level. One rapidly emerging opportunity for personalized healthcare is the mobile health opportunity, known as mHealth. mHealth will continue to be consumer led as people increasingly use their mobile phone as their personal control tower for everything happening in their daily lives.” Steve Cook is the former Samsung Electronics SVP, Chief Marketing Officer for North America, the Worldwide VP Strategic Marketing and Innovation at Coca-Cola, and a P&G Brand Manager.
There will also be an announcement in their talk about the formation of the Mobile Marketing Association http://www.mmaglobal.com mHealth Initiative. Given the rapid development of mobile health, known as mHealth, there is an opportunity to create a collaborative healthcare industry forum that is consumer-centric and is aligned with the MMA vision & mission by:
- understanding needs & issues from health & healthcare stakeholders and consumers for mHealth to develop a strategic deliverables roadmap
- advancing mutual interests of all sectors & mobile technology, hardware & service providers
- making connections to partners in Consumer Packaged Goods, Retailing & Services relevant for consumer’s health & healthcare needs
The MMA mHealth Initiative will be formed by two Co-Chairs, Steve Cook, Chief Marketing Officer, Co-CEO, i.e. healthcare, and Sean Sullivan, President and CEO, Institute for Health and Productivity Management http://www.ihpm.org with leaders from all health and healthcare sectors. For more information on the MMA mHealth Initiative, or to join us, please contact Steve Cook, steve(at)iehealthcare(dot)com You can also join the MMA mHealth Initiative conversation at:
About i.e. healthcare
Got Engagement? i.e. stands for innovating engagement – the company’s core value proposition. Technology and social media are empowering consumers, changing how they make decisions that affect their health and healthcare. The highly emotional nature of these decisions, unique to healthcare, is often not fully addressed. This provides a heightened opportunity for healthcare brands to drive lasting behavior change and create business value. i.e. healthcare is a group of marketing professionals who have joined with healthcare experts to apply consumer package goods experience to the healthcare space. We deliver lasting behavior change through innovative strategies and programs, including mHealth solutions, that engage people in their health and healthcare. Engagement that improves health outcomes, employee productivity and ultimately ROI. We call it ROE. Return on Engagement. KICK BUTS is the 1st clinically trialled, peer reviewed and commercially launched mobile health messaging engine smoking cessation support product that empathetically engages smokers motivated to quit. i.e. healthcare draws on its global consumer engagement experience at Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Samsung and Saatchi & Saatchi. i.e. healthcare is headquartered in Nashville, TN with an additional office in Atlanta, GA. For additional information, please visit http://www.iehealthcare.com or contact us email@example.com
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