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Digital Marketing for IVF Professionals | Digital Doctor | Vanguard Communications

New Digital Marketing Site for IVF Professionals

Vanguard and partner IVF Worldwide have created a website dedicated to digital marketing for IVF physicians. At the new Digital Doctor website, IVF professionals can learn about digital and social media, blogging, search engine optimization, content marketing, online reputation management and more for their fertility practice.

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Best, worst online doctor reviews

A study of more than 28,000 online reviews of physicians and other providers suggests that generally as a doctor’s level of education and training increases, patient satisfaction among American healthcare consumers actually decreases.

Online Patient Satisfaction

New Happy Patient Index Ranks Best & Worst U.S. Cities by Physician Reviews

Patients in San Francisco and Oakland appear to be happiest with their doctors, while the least satisfied American healthcare consumers live in other California cities as well as in New York State locales, according to Vanguard’s in-depth evaluation of the ever-contentious online reviews that many physicians denounce.


Survey: Few Doctors Meet Patient Info Needs Online

Denver (Jan. 29, 2013) – On the heels of a Jan. 15 report by Pew Research Center revealing that 35 percent of Americans use the Internet to figure out a medical condition, an independent survey finds that only one-third of physicians in three American cities offer direct website help to health care consumers trying to understand their symptoms.

Book: The Totally Wired Doctor: Social media, the Internet & marketing technology for medical pratices

Print Edition of The Totally Wired Doctor Available October 26

Print edition of medical marketing resource will be sold on Beginning October 26, 2012, the print edition of The Totally Wired Doctor: Social media, the Internet & marketing technology for medical practices, by Ron Harman King, will be available for purchase on

Online Conversations in Healthcare

Online Conversations & Healthcare Consumers

Today’s Internet-savvy consumers are incessant shoppers of both health care providers and health care information. Grow your medical practice through content & conversations.