Michael AdkinsSenior Content Strategist, Digital Health Strategy

As part of Perficient's Digital Health Strategy team, Michael partners with healthcare organizations to create informative, conversion-centered content for a variety of applications, including websites and blogs. Michael writes content that highlights clients’ service-line offerings, expertise in unique treatments, differentiators in competitive markets and additional factors that are important to patients.

Blogs from this Author

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How Taxonomy Connects Healthcare Consumers With Content

We’ve all been spoiled by how easy Amazon and other leading e-commerce leaders have made it for us to find related items when we browse their websites. If I’m searching for a pair of shoes or a blender but not finding the exact item I want, I can often find related items that the site […]

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Recruiting the Future of Healthcare: Why Nurses Are the Key to Healthcare Organizations’ Success

In the first article in this series, I wrote about my recent healthcare journey and how it lined up (and didn’t) with the strategic advice we give our healthcare clients. In part two of the series, I discussed the importance of an outstanding consumer experience — not just the digital experience — and how it’s […]

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Healthcare Patient Experience: Why Digital Can Only Take Your Healthcare Organization So Far

In the first blog article of this series, I wrote about my own recent healthcare journey. After undergoing life-saving lung surgery, there I was: in a hospital bed, grateful to be alive and recently off my ventilator — shades of the film “Alien” if you’ve never had the pleasure. And all I had on my […]

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Decide Not to Die: What I Learned About Healthcare Strategy by Being a Patient

As healthcare strategists, the first thing we tell our clients is that all healthcare consumers are on a journey. The story goes something like this: they’re told they or a loved one has a condition, they research and learn more about it, and then they decide to reach out for help. It’s at that inflection […]

The 5 Secrets of Conversion-Centered Content

Conversions are healthcare marketers’ lifeblood. After all, most of the effort you spend on audience outreach and engagement, apart from simple brand awareness and public-service campaigns, comes with the ultimate goal of getting those audience members to become patients of your organization. That means you need a plan behind each piece of digital content you […]

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6 Reasons You Need to Conduct a Content Audit

What’s the state of your healthcare organization’s content right now? How do you know? Each piece of your content tells readers a story about your healthcare organization. And if you’re not regularly taking stock of your content, those old webpages, blog articles and other items may be telling a story that drives potential patients away […]