7 Ways Doctors Can Negate Negative Reviews

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Online reputation management for doctors is pivotal for new patient recruitment and overall success of your practice. Doctors need to continuously monitor what patients say about them. Patients generally want to write about their positive experiences and doctors should make the necessary adjustments to make sure they motivate those patients to go ... Read More...

7 Ways Doctors Make Themselves Look Bad Online

Dr. Nick: If I Kill You, You Don't Pay

In the age of digital health, online marketing for doctors is leaps and bounds away from the Yellow Page listings of old. Physicians today have an ever-growing list of effective online marketing tools. More and more, however, these tools are not optional. As a doctor, you need to be taking advantage of marketing opportunities on all the major ... Read More...

SEO Tips For Doctors: Managing Your Online Reputation

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What I am about to tell you about search engine optimization for doctors may shock you: you don’t actually need to pay anyone to get your profile highlighted in the Google results. In fact, your best opportunity for search engine success is simply to update your profile on trusted directories like Vitals.com and Google+. Ask yourself how ... Read More...

Your favorite apps and wearables revealed

Vitals Health Hack Fitbit Contest Winner

In preparation for our panel on digital health at Internet Week, we ran a contest to give away a free fitbit! Vitals followers submitted their favorite #HealthHacks on Facebook, and we published about 13 of our own (you can find them at the end of this article). From analog to digital, you told us your favorite health tricks and devices. Then we ... Read More...

What Health Apps Do Vitals Employees Use?

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  In 2012, we asked our employees what their favorite health-related apps were. With 2014 being dubbed The Year of the Wearable, more and more people are using health apps which pair with devices like the Fitbit and Jawbone. According to one study, 46 million people used fitness apps in January alone. It makes sense, then, that more of ... Read More...

Turning Point: How a Start Up Grows Up

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People generally don’t think about health care when they’re healthy. I’m guilty of that, too. It took a basketball injury for me to realize how broken our current system has become. I tore my Achilles tendon and scheduled an operation to have it repaired. As I was getting wheeled into the operating room, the surgeon made small ... Read More...

7 Tech Gadgets You’ll Wear Before the End of 2014

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Wearable technology has been in the spotlight lately. It even stole the show at this year’s CES. According to The Daily Beast, researchers say the wearable tech market is currently worth about $1.4 billion, and that could rise to $19 billion by 2018. Right now, the focus of wearable tech gadgets seems to be on health and fitness. This is ... Read More...

Do Doctors Google Their Patients?

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The question of whether doctors look up information about their patients was discussed in a New York Times article a couple weeks back. The answer, according to Dr. Haider Javed Warraich was “yes.” Dr. Warraich admitted to learning that one of his patients was an Olympic gold medal winner. Another was a convicted cocaine user. “To ... Read More...