The organization under evaluation is New York Presbyterian Hospital. Like many other hospitals, the hospital gains its revenue from donors and patients who are the clients to the hospital. The revenue generated from the operations of the organization is used to expand the hospital and cater for its operation cost. The organization has to ensure that it offers a variety of services to ensure that it has adequate clients to cater for its operations. The hospital offers clinical services, online services, research and clinical trials and has a health library. Diversification of services enables the organization to receive referrals from other small hospitals and clinics. The organization has a website where clients can learn more about the organization and book appointment. Marketing mix with regards to the organization will be evaluated in the paper. Focus will be on the four P's.
Marketing has enabled the organization to increase its client base and cater for a large number of customers. New York Presbyterian Hospital provides quality inpatient, preventive and ambulance services in all fields of medicine. The hospital has five branches located in the highly populated city of New York. This location places the hospital in dense market to exploit. Location is vital for every business. The business should be located as close as possible to its clients to ensure that the clients have fewer options. The location of the hospital branches gives the organization a competitive advantage compared to other rivals in the market. The organization has also ensured that the outlets are well spread across the State to ensure that they can sustain the clients in the market effectively (Wolper, 2011).
New York Presbyterian Hospital uses various ways to ensure that the organization get market awareness. The organization has a website that is used to interact with potential clients and communicate with existing clients. By using the website, the organization uses the internet to expand its market beyond New York City as the Organization is able to address a global market. The organization also allows referrals from other organization thus increase awareness about the hospital. The organization also uses the media to advertise the organization to ensure that the local market is aware of the hospital. The organization prints news letters to inform patients and workers of the changes in the organization. The news letters are also present in the website advertising the organization in the local and international market.
The Hospital offers a variety of services that constitute the product offered by the organization. Offering a variety of services ensures that the company attracts many customers compared to an organization offering specialized services. An organization offering many services is likely to attract returning customers compared to an organization offering specialized services. The hospital attracts a wider market due to a variety of services as it is able to maintain its operations all the time. The organization will increase the organization awareness in the market due to its client base. An organization is likely to ensure a steady flow of patients because it offers many products (Greenfield, Hart, & Johnston, 2005).
The organization also uses competitive pricing for the product offered to ensure that it maintains a high number of clients in the market. The organization advises its client to have medical insurance to cover their medical expenses. The cost of healthcare is expensive in America thus the need for medical insurance. Patients with medical insurance find it easy to pay the medical bills. Pricing of the services in the medical institution enables the organization to cover its operational cost. The funds from insurance companies are used to expand the operations of the organization by increasing the staffing needs and acquisition of new equipment.
Relationship between the organization's marketing and its partnerships
Marketing plan of an organization should be considerate of the partners to the organization. The organization should ensure that the objectives of marketing do not sideline the objectives of other organizations partnering with the company. Through marketing, an organization is able to improve its image in the market. Complementary organization can partner to ensure that their marketing efforts reach more clients thus generate more revenue in the long run. Elements of competition should be eliminated in the marketing strategy of the company. New York Presbyterian Hospital partners with many organizations that refer patients to the organization and provides equipment to the company (Plunkett, 2007).
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