Why Your Medical Practice Absolutely Needs a Website

Martina Menendez

Martina Menendez

Posted on August 30, 2011

As a physician, you are expected to have a website. When it comes to our health, we are always looking for the latest technologies – therefore, we expect our doctors to be modern and up-to-date. “Artists, companies, and salesmen all have their own websites, so why wouldn’t my doctor? Maybe because he owns an old practice. Maybe he’s not up to date on the latest technologies?”
Printed Yellow Pages are over, and Google has become the easiest and most common way of searching for a doctor. Having a website is as important as having a phone number. This is the way patients will reach you nowadays. Whether you’re a small private practice wanting to provide 1-on-1 patient service, a large practice or a huge hospital, patients will search for you online first.
Does your competitor have a website? If they do, you’ll need one too to stay ahead. If they don’t, this is a perfect opportunity for you to separate your business from your competition and get a head start both on and offline. Even if you own a small business, a well-designed website can help your company grow. Your primary competitors probably already have a presence on the internet – If they do, keep up with them and find ways to make yours better.
Your practice can be Open Nationwide and even to the World 24/7, 365 Days a Year
Unlike your office, which may be open from 8-5 Monday through Friday, your medical website is open 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. This can be done securely through a health care patient portal. There are many different time zones that may affect your business, and being on the web makes the time convenient for everyone.
Did you ever think your company would have the possibility of doing business around the country and even around the world? Your website can educate, promote your services, and generate new clients and revenue at all hours of the day. Millions of users are referring to the web to make major decisions when they need a specialized service.

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