Recent Blog Posts

Content is King for Search Engine Optimization

Published: December 15, 2014

Search engines use analytic software to determine how websites show up on search engine results pages (SERPs). There are certain measures website owners can take to improve their site's organic ranking on SERPs. This practice is known as search engine optimization (SEO). There are numerous tactics to increasing SEO, among the most important is content...  read more

Why Are Provider Profiles Important to Your Medical Website?

Published: December 5, 2014

When a potential patient is looking at your website, they're interested in learning more about you, as a medical professional, in addition to what services you offer. To that end, many doctors will often put together a short bio, while also highlighting major accomplishments during their career and education. To add a bit of personality...  read more

Mobile Compatability vs. Mobile Optimization

Published: December 3, 2014

It's no secret that mobile-friendly design is essential in today's digital world. While many Web-savvy small business owners (physicians included) recognize the importance of reaching an increasingly mobile audience, there seems to be a disconnect when it comes to adopting mobile options for their own sites. Recent data shows that 60 percent of all online...  read more

How To: Upload Patient Forms

Published: December 1, 2014

Offering patients easy access to patient forms through your medical practice website can cut down on time spent in the waiting room, and can benefit patients as well as front desk staff. In a few easy steps, physicians can now upload patient forms to their medical practice websites hosted by Dr. Leonardo. Why Should I...  read more

How Your Website Can Improve Health Care Literacy

Published: November 28, 2014

It's important physicians do their part in improving health care literacy. According to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, public health professionals are responsible for improving health literacy among all Americans. Those who are health care literate are able to make informed decisions regarding their own health care and healthy living. However, a...  read more

DIY Website Builder: Dental Practice

Published: November 26, 2014

Do-it-yourself website builders are beneficial to medical practices. Online web building software is not only an affordable option in comparison to hiring a private web designer, but the process takes significantly less time. Getting your own medical practice website live on the Web can take under an hour when you design it yourself. It's expected...  read more

Make Sure Your Patient Portal is Helping Your Patients

Published: November 24, 2014

Healthcare providers that may be reluctant to use and implement an electronic health record (EHR) system may be transferring reluctance onto their patients when it comes to accessing and using patient portals. Physicians know that the implementation and use of EHRs is inevitable, thus encouraging patients to access and use patient portals is critical in...  read more

Reason to Use a DIY Website Builder

Published: November 21, 2014

Physicians without medical practice websites are putting themselves at a disadvantage. Patients are searching online for physicians, and without a medical practice website, how are patients supposed to find you? Relying on word-of-mouth and hospital recommendations are no longer the way to sustain a private practice. Hiring a web designer to make your medical practice...  read more

Patient Reviews Matter Online

Published: November 20, 2014

According to a 2013 study conducted by Software Advice, more and more patients are choosing physicians based off of online reviews. Recently, the same company conducted a similar study to see how patients' use of online reviews has changed throughout 2014. Overall, the study found that online reviews of physicians are increasingly valuable to patients....  read more

The Basics: Building an Ophthalmology Practice Website

Published: November 17, 2014

You probably wouldn't want a web designer to perform cataract surgery, so why have an ophthalmologist build their own website? Through the use of web building tools like Dr. Leonardo, any physician can build his or her own medical practice website in a few easy steps. DIY (do it yourself) web building has many benefits,...  read more