July 7, 2017

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017 – Part 2

We’re continuing our countdown of the top read 10 blog posts from the first half of 2017. Here are the top 5 most-read blog posts:

5. On-Demand Healthcare Inspires Compelling PartnershipsBrian Westrick

Earlier this summer, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association set out to solve a rather large problem of patients being unable to attend their physician appointments due to lack of transportation. Click here to read more.

4. AI and Patient Engagement Resonate at HIMSS 2017Francois Tubol


Francois blogs about the HIMSS 2017 conference and three things examples of ways healthcare can embrace technology in the here and now. Click here to read more.

3. A Call for Customer EmpathyAdam Dorfman

Following the HIMSS 2017 conference, Adam walked away with something that he felt was the main message, customer empathy is essential to succeeding in our industry. In particular, better understanding the enormity of the challenges that healthcare systems face as well as the complexity of the patient journey. Click here to read more. 

2. Amazon Fires a Super Bowl Warning Shot to Brick-and-Mortor BusinessesJay Hawkinson

Jay recounts a Super Bowl ad for not only Doritos, but for Amazon. The ad depicted a couple getting air dropped Doritos from Amazon Air, it was another reminder that Amazon is going to continue stepping into the turf defended by U.S. businesses that manage multiple brick-and-mortar locations. Jay writes about what this means for the future of Amazon. Click here to read more. 

1. Google Maps: More Social and PersonalAdam Dorfman

Google announced that users can save locations to personalized lists and share those lists with others through social networks, email, and messaging apps. Our take: this development underscores why it’s so important for businesses with brick-and-mortar locations to manage their location data and content effectively. Click here to read more.

Hope you enjoyed these. We’re excited to see what the next six months has in store. If you have any questions about these posts or how we can help improve your local search visibility with Velocity, please contact us.



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