"Marketing" has always been a discipline (and an investment) that has not been “top of mind” in health and human services. How provider organization executive teams perceive the role of marketing differs among non-profit organizations and for-profit organizations—though I've found that neither group makes it a key strategic priority. On the for-profit side, my experience has been that marketing is very often limited to the tactical: focused on referrals and referral revenue (without much consideration of the services themselves). Among non-profit executive teams, marketing is often not considered to be a core part of . . .
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