MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Binary Fountain, the leading provider of patient feedback management solutions with one of the largest repositories of online patient reviews and surveys in the healthcare industry, announced today the appointment of Aaron Clifford as senior vice president of marketing. In this role, Clifford will lead all marketing functions, including brand strategy, demand generation, product marketing and customer advocacy services. A respected digital marketing leader with more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Clifford most recently served as the senior director of digital marketing solutions for HCA, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services.
“We are thrilled to add Aaron to our Binary Fountain family as we continue to grow and increase our leadership in healthcare,” said Ramu Potarazu, president and CEO of Binary Fountain. “His extensive depth of knowledge in digital marketing and healthcare consumerism, coupled with his proven track record for spearheading a reputation management strategy across an entire healthcare system, makes Clifford a tremendous asset to Binary Fountain and healthcare organizations evaluating reputation management and transparency solutions.”
Prior to Binary Fountain, Clifford served in a number of leadership roles during his 14-year career at HCA. Most recently, he oversaw the evaluation of new digital marketing solutions and services while setting a vision for the long-term technical needs of digital marketing. He also helped build HCA’s first corporate IT online marketing team, leading their web and social media services departments, and created the vision for the organization’s enterprise-wide reputation management program. Throughout his tenure, he oversaw the management of 800 websites, servicing 171 hospitals, 119 free standing surgery centers, 830 physician clinics and multiple business units across the healthcare system. His experience leading the evaluation and implementation of a wide range of digital marketing solutions provided him valuable insights into identifying best-of-breed solutions, positioning him well for his current role at Binary Fountain.
“Throughout my professional career, I’ve had the opportunity to work with and review several reputation management solutions, and nothing has compared to Binary Fountain and their healthcare-specific Natural Language Processing (NLP) capabilities, online review management functionality, customer service and healthcare expertise,” said Clifford. “I am excited to join the Binary Fountain team as they continue to grow their leadership in reputation management and expand their impact on healthcare consumerism and patient experience.”
Binary Fountain’s healthcare-focused platform tracks and analyzes over 10 million patient reviews from online rating and review sites, social media, CG-CAHPS and HCAHPS and other surveys, garnering nearly 50 million unique insights. The platform also tracks 500,000 physicians. Through its signature solutions — Binary Health Analytics, Binary Star Ratings and Provider Social Index® — Binary Fountain helps healthcare organizations engage healthcare consumers, and uncover and act on patient insights, to improve reputation management, patient experience and impact revenue. Currently, Binary Fountain’s solutions have been used by more than 2,800 healthcare facilities nationwide.
About Binary Fountain
Binary Fountain is the leading provider of patient feedback management solutions designed specifically for healthcare in a single cloud-based platform. Its patient experience platform is built on a proprietary healthcare-centric Natural Language Processing (NLP) engine that mines patient feedback from surveys, online ratings and review sites, social media, and other data sources to equip its customers with the actionable insights needed to improve patient satisfaction and loyalty, increase engagement and drive sustainable bottom-line results. Leading organizations, large and small, rely on Binary Fountain to understand the patient experience, drive comprehensive operational intelligence throughout the organization, and engage patients with innovative transparency and reputation management solutions. For more information, visit www.binaryfountain.com or follow on Twitter @binaryfountain.