Livermore – Protect Our Hospitals

While ancillary to the core healing mission, healthcare providers are increasingly forced to pay attention to public affairs and political forces that can, if left unaddressed, control their organizational viability. A case in point: in the middle of preparing to launch its sparkling new multi-billion dollar hospital, Stanford Health Care found itself under simultaneous ballot-box attack in two of the cities they serve—both attempts to create new local healthcare regulatory agencies with broad reaching powers. Initial voter research showed the threat was real and the probability of an adverse outcome was high. And, that the best messengers to defuse these time bombs were doctors and nurses who could credibly address the consequences for patient care. The creative challenge: turn medical experts into television stars in the context of advertising that would break through a jammed campaign season.

“81% victory in Livermore.”


Happily, the results speak for themselves: a 76.49% win in Palo Alto, and even bigger 81% victory in Livermore.

  • Brand storytelling—developing narratives that would create awareness of public affairs.
  • Creative collaboration—working with external and internal creative resources to conceptualize a new strategic direction.
  • Creative strategy and art direction.

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The marketing world is rich in data, analytics, and technology. But to get the real benefit of that wealth of information, you need something entirely human—that rare quality called empathy. Because the real goal isn’t just to see your brand, marketing, and operational opportunities. It’s feeling the full scope of what’s possible. Ready for EMPATH?

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