After the covid-19 pandemic, there are rapid transformations can see in the digital healthcare sector and it has a complete change from the traditional marketing strategies & techniques because digital marketing provides you with better communication with consumers.
When we talk about the healthcare sector then, Search engine marketing, as well as optimization, plays a very vital role and it helps the hospitality, clinic, or other centers to boost their products & services or website on the search engine result page. This offers perfect visibility & online presence on the search engine which generates a better lead.
WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF DIGITAL MARKETING IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY?
Digital Marketing techniques give unique strategies & reliable platform to the medical sector because it collects potential leads and there are various ways where any organization can easily acquire customer without investing much more money. Here are some calculations based on research via an online medium where more than 61% of smartphone owners are using mobile health applications.
In this survey, more than 52% of health application users are booking their appointment, fitness support, collecting information, and getting doorstep medicines by uploading the prescription of the doctor.
SOCIAL MEDIA EFFECT ON HEALTHCARE:
More than 40% of consumers are getting information as well as data from social media platforms. Also, the users can aware of the diseases & symptoms using the social media platform. Especially, Facebook is one of the main edges of social media where people can collect various information in different-different ways such as video, image, text, or other. But, this information sometimes can be true or false so before starting, just the actual source of the information.
YOUTUBE MARKETING FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY:
This is not emerging but currently, YouTube marketing is very trending because most of the users have switched to video platforms. According to stats, last 4 years, 61% of hospital websites have got traffic via YouTube. Organizations can collect the relevant traffic & potential customers via the YouTube channel.
THE BENEFITS OF DIGITAL MARKETING FOR THE MEDICAL INDUSTRY:
Digital Marketing has made building trust and transparency in front of the customer so there are plenty of benefits to using digital marketing techniques & tactics for the healthcare business. Such as:
Increase the Visibility:
Google is one of the major search engines all over the globe so any entity or organization can get the best ranking of their website or product in SERP and generate the best outcomes.
Digital marketing allows exploring your brand or products in various podiums but the social media platform provides the relevant leads.
Digital Marketing techniques is a capsule of many diseases meanwhile, it can generate huge traffic & make a stable brand in the healthcare system reviews & rating plays a very vital role, as well as product description, and can able to convert a new customer into an old customer.
Compared to traditional marketing, digital marketing is very cost-effective. Any organization can be the best place in the search engine and generate unlimited leads without investing much more money.
DIGITAL PRESENCE IN COVID-19 BY THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT:
Between April 2020 till now, there are some initiatives in the Indian medical sector such as:
- In Dec 2020 a New Covid-19 vaccination drive registration by a digital platform called CO-WIN collects data on vaccination and generates a database of the health workers providing the certification of the vaccine.
- Arogya Setu Application launched in May 2020 by the Indian Government, helps to detect the covid-19 patients on particular geographical locations and also gives prevention information from the covid-19.
- org website is capable the provides actual data on daily cases of the covid-19 in India.