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Engage Physicians As Consumers To Expand Your Sales Base

Anthony Luttenberger, Chief Commercial Officer, Pharma

The 2017 State of Engagement Report, released earlier this year, speaks about the reality of the “Engagement Economy”—the evolving era where everyone and everything is connected. It’s an environment that is opportune for medical device marketers to interact with health systems and physicians, but it also presents challenges.

As we’ve explored in other discussions, physicians are consumers too. Just like B2C customers, they should feel wanted, understood, and connected to their brand.

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Topics: Health Systems Marketing, Medical Devices Marketing, Physician Engagement

How To Influence Physician Brand Loyalty

Anthony Luttenberger, Chief Commercial Officer, Pharma

Switching brands can be a very personal process. Going from Nike to Asics may pull at the heart strings, especially if you’ve been loyal to the "swoosh" for some time. There’s likely some heavy research involved before fully making the commitment. What are others saying? How will the fit differ? Will the new brand be able to support you on your weekend 10-milers?

Physicians who are considering shifting from one medical device company to another face a similar situation, just heightened. Concerns extend far beyond the risk of shin splints and blisters, so the pre-switch research is likely extensive. As a former medical device sales professional, building brand loyalty is critical, as it can be difficult to get your customer to switch devices. 

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Topics: Health Systems Marketing, Audience Identity Management, Medical Devices Marketing

Expand Your Medical Device User Base with Email

Christopher Lee, Chief Commercial Officer, Healthcare

Medical device manufacturers have perfected the traditional sales rep model: knowledgeable reps build long-term relationships with individual physicians who then become loyal users of their product.  It’s a winning strategy, but it doesn’t always scale.

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Topics: Medical Devices Marketing, Health Systems Marketing, Email Marketing, Audience Identity Management

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About the Blog

DMD President Roger Korman and his management team publish weekly articles on digital communication and technology in healthcare.

Articles are published that cover website visitor identity, the value of authenticated healthcare professional databases for use in multichannel marketing to physicians and healthcare professionals. DMD clients in pharma, hospital and health systems, agencies, and physician marketing companies rely on DMD's email and AIMSM technologies to improve communication with healthcare professionals across marketing channels.