50th AHP Annual International Conference

October 18–21, 2017   |   New Orleans, Louisiana  | Join Bentz Whaley Flessner Healthcare Practice Leader Mark Marshall and Senior Associate Jennifer Svihus at the largest gathering of healthcare development professionals. The conference features 40+ diverse sessions amplifying best practices, trends and strategies; inspirational keynote speakers; idea-sparking programming; HIPAA best practices refresher;  and sessions for those […]

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measuring fundraising success

3 Questions for Understanding Fundraising Success

Proper investment in a philanthropy office is vital to success. With that investment comes increased questions, such as “What will success look like?” These questions come from the C-suite as well as the board. Being able to properly answer the “success” questions about the results of your program can help create partnerships throughout your organization. The […]

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Health care news

Health Philanthropy in the News – August 2015

For more information on our work with hospitals and health systems, please contact Healthcare Practice Leader, Mark J. Marshall. Enterprise Holdings founder Jack C. Taylor and his family give an additional $5 million to the Gary Olson Endowment Fund at St. Luke’s Hospital. The fund supports the hospital’s ability to continue to provide care for patients with insufficient financial resources, provide funding for […]

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grateful patient

Client Advisory – Physician Engagement in Grateful Patient Programs

Spouses and family members often have significant levels of influence in a prospect’s decision to make a significant gift. Prospective donors are also influenced by representatives from our organizations, and in the healthcare setting, no one has more influence than the medical and nursing staff. Bentz Whaley Flessner’s own research found that across all hospital […]

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board engagement

Client Advisory – Engaging Healthcare Boards in Fundraising

Giving By Boards in the Health Sector An important responsibility of healthcare organizations’ board members is that they support their organizations through personal financial contributions. Per capita board giving compares very favorably to other individual giving; at the same time, the overall board, on average, is responsible for less than ten percent of the total […]

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healthcare prospects

Client Advisory – Healthcare Philanthropy: Defining Your Prospect Pool

From the smallest community hospital to well-known academic medical centers, healthcare nonprofits must intentionally and strategically define their prospect pool in order to build and support a strong major gifts program. There are various ways to identify the most promising prospects for your institution; however, make sure that your process is systematic, results-oriented, and includes […]

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marshallartoffundraising 2013-01-21 21:17:42

Originally posted on FOCUS – Inspiration for Healthcare Philanthropy:The Department of Health and Human Services issued its pre-publication release of the HIPAA rules modifications. The 563-page PDF is available at the Federal Register website and via web link at the BWF website. We have identified issues which we see to be significant for fundraising.…

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