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Lisa Bichsel

Owner/ConsultantBichsel Medical Marketing Group

Reed Point, MT 59069

Member Since April 2021


Medical Devices
Product Launch


Experienced healthcare marketer with over 35 years in commercialization activities in the medical device and biotech industries. With a diverse background including ophthalmology, podiatry, orthopedics, neurosurgery, radiology, healthcare finance, emergency medicine, cardiology and gastroenterology, Lisa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in managing all facets of the downstream function from strategy to tactical execution. Lisa specializes in out-of-the-box marketing thinking, successfully positioning both companies and their offerings uniquely in the market. Lisa has a special focus in the area of consumer outreach and referring physician education. With customers as diverse as freestanding endoscopy centers to health systems to government agencies, Lisa brings creativity and a successful record of finding the right formula to achieve results.

Published content

Is your business conference merch up to par?

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11 tips that will elevate your brand at the next event. How can company representatives leave a desirable impression when attending the annual conference circuit, whether on-site or virtually? Designing merchandise giveaways that speak directly to the brand's mission and core values is one way to attract the attention of conventiongoers, but it can't be run-of-the-mill items that will end up in the trash (or disregarded online) at the end of the day. That would be a poor return on investment.  Instead, lean toward sustainable products that have the biggest potential to come in handy for attendees—same time next year. Below, 11 Fast Company Executive Board members share best practices for how to use merchandise opportunities to build brand awareness and why it works for them.

Thinking about launching a newsletter? Answer these 20 questions

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If you're thinking about creating a content resource to serve clients and customers better, consider the following points before you move forward. Whether you are building a new brand or trying to elevate the image of a mainstay product or service that has been around for years, publishing a regular newsletter can be a great way to keep clients and customers informed and excited about what your business is working on next. However, running a high-quality newsletter alongside the daily operations of a well-oiled corporation or small business is not as easy as it sounds. Before you decide to take on any additional responsibilities or add more to your team’s plate, 20 members from Fast Company Executive Board are here to offer their take on what it means to make this type of commitment to potential audience members and the staff they’ll be expecting to lean on.

Can industry conferences make you a stronger business professional?

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If you want to strengthen your professional network, skills and knowledge, making time to attend industry conferences can be a great strategy. As a business professional, attending an industry conference can be a valuable opportunity to learn from experts, network with peers and stay current with the latest industry trends and innovations. Whether attending in person or virtually, these events provide a unique chance to gather insights, ideas and best practices that can help you stay ahead of the competition. Below, 15 Fast Company Executive Board members share some of the big benefits you can gain from attending an annual industry conference, from creating new partnerships to learning new information about your industry. Consider their insights the next time you hear of an upcoming event you may want to attend.

14 steps to elevate business content and improve conversion rates

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Here's how to write winning word copy that encourages a call to action. Creating compelling content is a lot easier if you're already developing quality products and services.  Standing confidently in what your brand represents and delivering an authentic copy message backed up by tangible results will make a difference to your target customer.  To engage your audience even further through a broader range of platforms, it's beneficial to speak directly to their needs and provide them with the expert information they are seeking to overcome business challenges and improve their client success rates. If you dread the copywriting aspects of your business, 14 Fast Company Executive Board members are here to help you get started, whether you're writing content for your website, social media platforms, email marketing, or advertising.

13 elements that are key to enhancing a company's digital growth

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Evaluating the potential for improvement on these core online-business components is essential to elevating a virtual organization. Launching a successful e-commerce-only business may sound ideal for entrepreneurs on the rise or seasoned business owners, who have been at it for a while and suddenly facing a budget crunch, but it's not as easy as it sounds.  Creating user-friendly access to the products and services mobile customers love, is only one of many first steps to building brand recognition and consistency for clients willing to take the journey with your business for the long haul. Below, 13 Fast Company Executive Board members discuss some practical considerations that can make all the difference when deciding to go with an exclusively online presence to reach target consumers versus traditional brick-n-mortar.

Don't make these 15 critical email marketing mistakes

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While email marketing can provide a great ROI, it has to be done the right way to make an impact. By 2025, the number of daily global emails sent is expected to surpass 376 billion. That's why a good email marketing campaign has to stand out from the noise and truly entice its recipient to open and click through. At the same time, it can't be too pushy or sales-oriented -- you don't want to scare off your customers. Mistakes are common in email marketing, especially for companies new to this marketing channel. Below, 15 Fast Company Executive Board members give examples of some of the biggest email marketing mistakes they've seen and how you can avoid them.

Company details

Bichsel Medical Marketing Group

Company bio

BMMG is a fully staffed medical marketing department focused on early stage med device, biotech, diagnostics and service businesses in the healthcare space. We are comprised of over 40 seasoned medical marketers formerly in positions of CEO, CCO, and VP of Sales & Marketing. We aren't a vendor/agency --- we are your colleagues.


Marketing & advertising

Area of focus

Medical Device
Health Diagnostics

Company size

11 - 50