Trends come and go constantly, from fashion to food, fitness to foreign places. They tend to lure us in, tempting us to adopt the “latest thing”, yet it’s important to consider if they will actually work with your brand and add value.
If you are considering a medical app for your organization, understanding data security and how HIPAA applies to healthcare web development is critical. In most cases, a medical app will exchange data with a central server or other third party. If your application is going to share protected health information with a doctor, hospital, or other entity, it must be HIPAA compliant.
With each new year comes new medical web design trends, and in 2016 responsive design has officially taken over the web. A responsive web design “responds” to the screen size of a variety of devices, making it easy to navigate the same website on a smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer.
When someone lands on your webpage, there is a very short window of time (roughly 10 to 20 seconds) where they will make the decision to stay or go – and the main navigation part of your website can have a huge impact on the result.
Link building can best be described as roads to a web page. It is the process of getting external pages to link to a page on your website and, as a major tactic used in SEO, it’s particularly important in achieving high organic search results. Now, link building is gaining prominence outside the SEO world and moving into the mainstream marketing world as a vital KPI to watch. So why all the fuss? Here, we look at why …
Creating a digital marketing campaign that’s effective for medical and health businesses is not without its quirks. You’re sure to find yourself with different needs than if you were marketing a product or a local business – which is why it’s always best to go with a marketing company that specializes in healthcare.
Think of your medical web design like a billboard to the world – it says everything about your medical practice online. A well-designed site says that you value your customers by trying to meet their needs online. So, what differentiates a good medical website design from a bad one? How can you engage and fully connect with potential and current patients?
A group of patients were recently asked if they would be willing to link their social media accounts to their EHR for medical research and to aid healthcare development. According to the study published by BMJ Quality and Safety, the overwhelming majority responded favorably, with 71% of patients agreeing to connect the two.
In an industry as large as healthcare, a lot can happen in just one year. If the expert estimations are correct, there are a lot of positive changes on the horizon. Patients and providers are set to benefit from advances in data analysis and increased rates of innovation; healthcare apps and the use of technology will continue to evolve patient-doctor communication; and healthcare web development and new ways to manage patient-focused healthcare records will see the industry further …
With technology updating at a rate that is hard to keep up with, it can be difficult to cast your eye even further into the future to see what lies ahead. Social media changes especially fast, and a variety of trends are set to shape the social media landscape in 2016.