As everyone with a holiday shopping list knows, “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” have propelled the season into high gear…including the search for the perfect gift idea for one healthcare practice or hospital to give to a physician’s office.
Our earlier post, Whacky or Wonderful? Making Gift-Giving Memorable in Medical Practice Marketing, challenged medical practice administrators, physician liaison people, practice ambassadors, physicians and hospital marketing executives to contribute the worst and the best of holiday gift ideas given to a doctor’s office. Here are a few of the comments we’ve received so far.
With a tip of our hat to gift-giving guru Chris Duke, Co-Founder, Anna's Gourmet Goodies in Raleigh-Durham, NC, here are some tips you might consider when thinking about gifts for building relationships and saying “Thanks.” Chris writes:
And this note from David McGrath, Practice Manager at Pediatric Dentistry of Clifton Park (NY). “Be aware that practices that participate with government programs (Medicaid) may be prohibited by law from accepting gifts. We encourage practices to send a donation to a local food bank in our name rather than sending us a gift basket.”
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