Healthgrades Update: Expanded Search Capabilities

Healthgrades has expanded its search capabilities to allow patients to search for not only a specific doctor or facility, but also for certain specialties, conditions treated and procedures performed.

4How should Healthgrades account holders respond to this update?

To guarantee your physicians appear in all applicable search results, it is necessary to update all profiles with the proper specialties, conditions and procedures. Updating this information creates the opportunity for your physicians to appear in search results through multiple facets. Making sure the correct information is listed is essential to ensuring the right patients find your physicians.

Here’s how to make the updates:

  1. Log in to your Healthgrades account.
  2. Select the name of the physician you want to update.1
  1. Click on Expertise in the column on the left side and add primary and secondary specialties.2

4.  Scroll down the page to add and confirm conditions and procedures.3Remember to only list specialties, conditions and procedures that pertain to your physicians to ensure you attract the right kind of patients. This update is crucial to protecting the integrity of your physicians’ Healthgrades profiles, so be sure to make these updates right away. Contact the Social Media Team if you have any questions.

 

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