The 2013 National Conference on Health Communications, Marketing, and Media is winding down, with session after session inspiring and educating the communications professionals driving healthcare messaging in the United States.
Throughout the first two days of the conference, there have been six quotes that are my key takeaways. These quotes need little explanation – which is what is so beautiful about them.
These are the quotes that will end up on bulletin boards (and pinboards!) of many conference attendees, keeping us on the right path to success.
“The revolution may be Tweeted, but you need people to do it.” – Alex Bornkessel
“All of your metrics are useless without context.” – Valerie Borden
“You can’t program a GPS unless you know where you want to go” – Katie Delahaye Paine
“Data is only data unless you know what to do with that data.” – Skot Waldron
“Privacy has already dropped dead. We just haven’t been courteous enough to have the wake and the funeral.” – Marian Salzman
“Us vs. Them creates tension in our diversity.” – Howard Ross