GE has taken their “Healthymagination” campaign to the web with a content-rich website, a mobile app, and social networking.
Saying that: “From a digital perspective the difference between business-to-business and business-to-consumer is starting to vanish”, they are betting that breaking medical information into small bites, and delivering it to iPhones, will ultimately lead to more sales of high tech imaging equipment to their key customers -- doctors and hospital administrators. (Mahoney, 2010)
What do you think? Will such an indirect approach be effective? Will consumers influence doctor/hospital purchasing?
Mahoney, S. (2010, February 25). GE Launches Consumer Web Initiative. Mediapost.com. Retrived March 3, 2010, from