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Julie Markum Nelson

Health Care Marketing

Concierge Services Cater to the Discerning Health Care Consumer

By On January 21, 2016

Las Vegas is king for offering concierge services at virtually every restaurant, store, casino and hotel, so why not accept the convenience offered at a medical facility? … Read More


E-cigarettes: Debates on Safety Still Continue

By On January 5, 2016

Early in December there was a published article in Environmental Health Perspectives, bringing attention to concerns about the, “flavoring chemical called diacetyl that has been shown to be associated with a disease… Read More


New Technology—Helping Patients Locally and Abroad Access Eyecare

By On December 8, 2015

SVOne from Smart Vision Labs us able to detect farsightedness, nearsightedness, astigmatism, and even night blindness.… Read More

Corporate Social Responsibility

Health Benefits Exist in Volunteer Opportunities

By On November 20, 2015

It’s better to give than to receive. Perhaps it’s an overused cliché, especially at this time of year. But when it’s related to your health, as well as the benefits of volunteering,… Read More

Health Care Advertising

Using Health Fairs to Reach Potential Customers

By On November 5, 2015

Health fairs sponsored for employees by their employer can be a great way to reach potential patients. If you haven’t added health fairs to your marketing mix, you should definitely think about… Read More

Health Communication

Pearls of Wisdom: Things I Learned During My Most Recent Work Trip

By On October 21, 2015

I thought I’d share my pearls of wisdom (as those in attendance at the most recent meeting called them) about the things I learned from another out of town work session in… Read More

Foodborne Illness

Technology Changing the Way We Report, Find Out About, and Track Foodborne Illness

By On October 2, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “estimates that foodborne illness sickens about 48 million people in the U.S. each year, resulting in 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths.”… Read More

Health Communication

“Baby on Board”—A Lesson in Accurately Sharing Health Messages

By On September 16, 2015

You know you’ve seen vehicles bearing these decals on your morning and evening commutes. So just what was the purpose of this reminder at its inception?… Read More

National Preparedness Month

Take Action to Get Your Family Ready During National Preparedness Month

By On September 8, 2015

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month. Many national agencies encourage families to develop and implement a plan in case of an emergency. … Read More

Feminine Hygiene Products

Spreading Awareness about Menstruation—The Actions that Really Make the Difference

By On August 24, 2015

On August 7, Kiran Gandhi ran the 26.2 mile London Marathon sans a tampon or other feminine hygiene products in order to, “raise awareness about women who don’t have access to feminine… Read More