Merkle to Host Health Webinar Series on People-Based Marketing

April 13, 2016
Columbia, MD

Merkle (merkleinc.com), a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced that it will host a new health webinar series focused on people-based marketing. Today, marketers must take advantage of digital marketing opportunities that are increasingly data-driven, programmatic, and addressable. This can only be achieved by understanding and reaching actual people with advertising and content that’s relevant to them. The webinars will discuss people-based marketing strategies that are enabled through today’s marketing automation technology.

The first webinar, entitled New Insights Into Customer Behaviors and Motivations, will take place on Thursday, April 28 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Led by George Dippel, SVP, client services, Deft Research and Merkle’s SVP of Merkle Health, David Magrini, this session will focus on trends in consumer behavior that are driving consideration, purchase, and engagement in healthcare insurance and the patient experience.

The second webinar will take place on Wednesday, June 22 at 2:00 p.m. ET and will be led by Michael Hopkins, head of data platforms at Google and Peter Vandre, SVP, digital analytics practice leader at Merkle. This session, entitled Why Your DMP Should Be Your New Best Friend, will focus on why your data management platform is critically important to marketing in a digital world. Attendees will learn about the options for building, buying, and hosting as well as how this technology will drive results across all channels.

On Tuesday, July 19 at 2:00 p.m. ET, the third webinar will be led by Sarah Rittman, head of healthcare analytics, SAS and Andy Fisher, chief analytics officer, Merkle. This session, entitled Unlocking Customer Experience Through Analytics, will focus on the importance of analytics from a business intelligence (BI) perspective across all channels to deliver business metrics that surpass goals for acquisition, retention, and engagement.

The final session in this webinar series, The Rise of the Patient Experience, will take place on Tuesday, August 30 at 2:00 p.m. ET and will be led by Ramon Soto, SVP, chief marketing communications office, Northwell Health and Lynda Gordon, vice president, strategy, Merkle. Attendees will learn how the convergence of providers, insurers, and HCPs can leverage data, analytics, and marketing technology to drive improved patient experiences and create satisfied customers across the entire health spectrum.

To register for the complimentary webinars, visit the registration site or contact the Merkle events team at events@merkleinc.com

About Merkle

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 5,200 employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 24 additional offices in the US and 21 offices in Europe and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit www.merkleinc.com.

Media Inquiries