IN SHORT: Out-of-control health care spending exact an enormous and growing toll on Americans. The scale of the broken US health care system reveals itself in tragic ways. Fraud accounts for about $300 billion of annual US health care spending. Many employers no longer try to contain health care spending, but many more are fighting back. The Future of Health Care is Local, Open, and Independent
QUICK READ: Pharma supply chain issues are a concern for us all but especially patients. The goal of getting a drug to market as fast as possible so they can recoup drug development costs has the potential for mistakes that could cost lives. Coupled with all this is the continued outsourcing of raw materials and other steps in drug development. Patients should be scared.
We keep hearing the term “consumers of health” but the American healthcare system is too profitable to allow people to be consumers of healthcare. “The need for action now is clear. Health care costs are climbing so fast they may soon threaten the quality of care and access to care which Americans enjoy.” Ronald Reagan.
TO THE POINT: When it comes to online advertising the creative is more important than the money you’re spending on media. DTC marketers need to create a “hook point” to lead to action.
QUICK READ: DTC marketing as it is and as you knew it is dead. The pandemic has forever changed the way consumers shop and uses healthcare. Now is the time to prepare for the new era of healthcare marketing and transform your organization into a digital company.
QUICK READ: Change is inevitable. You need to decide: Will you drive that change or be driven away by it? Will you disrupt or be disrupted? The most successful companies, brands, and individuals make reinvention a regular part of their business strategies. Transformation demands an ongoing process of discovery and imagination.