Welcome to the WHPRMS Resource Center, where we’ll share some of the best tips, tricks, articles, and trends from the WHPRMS Board and our membership.

Have a great article or tip you want to share? E-mail it to membership@whprms.org.


In Their Shoes

The WHPRMS In Their Shoes series will highlights the experiences of a variety of members in an effort to improve our understanding of their perspective, while creating opportunities for us to improve communication. We encourage you to share your comments and suggestions for future articles.

Why I Joined WHPRMS: A Newer Member’s Perspective
by Clair McNamara, Mercyhealth, 8/17

What I learned This Summer
by Jamie Collins, Southwest Health Center, 6/17

The Top Five Ways to Build Relationships with Physicians
by Kathy Schultz, UW Health, 4/17

Wisconsin Needs You
by Mary Kay Grasmick, WHA, 4/17


WHA Submitted Content:

WHA series Article 1:  HEAT


Helpful Healthcare Article Database:

Do your clients want you to design business cards? Are you looking for a unique idea for yourself? Check out LinkedIn’s QR codes. https://www.healthcarecommunication.com/PublicRelations/Articles/17226.aspx

Where have hackers gotten ahold of protected patient information? Here are the biggest data leaks of 2018 (so far). https://www.healthcareitnews.com/projects/biggest-healthcare-data-breaches-2018-so-far#gs.nt_JROU

Are you in charge here? What 10 rules should every new CIO follow? https://www.cio.com/article/3230378/leadership-management/new-cio-your-transition-playbook-in-10-not-so-easy-steps.html

Need inspiration for building marketing content? Here are some very specific websites and sources to spark creativity. https://www.healthcarecommunication.com/PublicRelations/Articles/17227.aspx

Dig deeper into data to make more healthcare IT sales. Know which numbers will make your sales force more powerful. https://www.himssanalytics.org/news/digging-deeper-leverage-these-health-data-sets-it-sales

Awwwkwaaard. Sometimes networking can get … uncomfortable. Learn how to deal with over-talkers, under-talkers, and rude encounters. https://www.payscale.com/career-news/2018/07/tips-for-navigating-awkward-networking-conversations

Don’t say it! PR professionals reveal the sentences they never utter in front of their clients. https://www.healthcarecommunication.com/PublicRelations/Articles/17203.aspx

You’ve been offered the job, but do you need to accept immediately? https://www.payscale.com/career-news/2018/06/do-you-need-to-take-a-job-offer-right-away

Once you have visitors to your website, how to you keep them from clicking away? Here are 20 tips. https://www.healthcarecommunication.com/Main/Articles/17228.aspx

If a company has data about patients’ disability diagnoses, is it OK to use it for marketing? https://www.mmm-online.com/agencies/rethinking-disability-targeting/article/768712/

Stay organized in a hectic workplace without letting your system dissolve. https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/Five-Ways-to-Stay-Organized

Working on the social media component of your clients’ marketing? Here are three myths about reaching out that way. https://www.healthcarecommunication.com/SocialMedia/Articles/17179.aspx

Cleveland Clinic is letting patients access their health data more easily through their phones. https://medcitynews.com/2018/07/cleveland-clinic-apple/