hcs472 | undergraduate

Marketing In The Health Care Industry

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In this course students will examine current marketing trends used within the health care industry. Students will focus on a variety of marketing strategies required by health care managers to promote programs, products and services to health care consumers.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Health Care Marketing Project Plan

    • Describe how specific tasks will be implemented in the marketing project plan.
    • Define what impact external markets and influences will have on your marketing project plan.
    • Explain the steps used in a marketing project plan.

    Evaluation of a Health Care Marketing Project Plan

    • Explain how marketing project plans are evaluated throughout the plan.
    • Identify various components of the marketing project plan that will be used to show you achieved strategies.
    • Explain the impact and expansion of a global environment to health care marketing.

    Fundamentals of Health Care Marketing

    • Explain the evolution of health care marketing from the 1970s to the present.
    • Identify the barriers that had an impact on the acceptance of health care marketing.
    • Explain why the marketing approach in the health care industry differs from other industries.

    Marketing to Health Care Stakeholders

    • Differentiate health care consumers from consumers in other industries.
    • Explain the marketing approaches within various health care market areas and consumer bases.
    • Explain the role marketing plays in the elasticity of health care demand.

    Health Care Marketing Strategies

    • Explain strategies used in health care marketing.
    • Describe the planning process steps used in health care marketing.
    • Describe the role the 4Ps and promotional mixes play in health care marketing strategies.
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