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What Women Want...From Healthcare

Anna Webster, for HealthLeaders Media, August 17, 2011
The group’s other dislikes include:
  • Stereotypes that boomers are not interested in technology
  • Too many flowery images
  • Unrealistic age portrayal or body-types for their age group

Gender-based marketing can also backfire if discretion is not excercised. Programs materials or mailings designed to reach females about sensitive topics (like sexual dysfunction or urinary issues) should be packaged discretely. Or provide the information online without requiring a sign-in process.

Courtesy and Convenience

Did you know that women are most likely to use services for
  • Orthopedics
  • Oncology
  • Heart disease
  • Pediatric care
  • Weight management
  • Dermatology
  • Obstetrics

Women tend to be very brand-loyal, according to Case Studies in Niche Marketing. Women are also most likely to make family decisions about healthcare.


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for Service Line Growth and Quality

When: September 15, 2011
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More than eight in ten mothers/guardians say they take on the responsibility of choosing their children’s doctors and taking them to appointments. More than one in ten women care for a sick/aging relative or sick parent, according to the Women's Health Care Chartbook from May 2011.

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