About Hive Strategies

Hive Strategies is headquartered in McMinnville, Oregon, in the heart of Oregon’s beautiful wine country. Our firm helps health systems create online patient communities for better health, lower costs, and greater loyalty. In fact, that’s all we do.

Many hospitals are launching Facebook patient support groups. We provide research, expert advice, and training to make sure that your community succeeds. Contact us to find out more about our $2500 Facebook patient support group package.

Dan Hinmon, Principal

Hive Strategies



HiveDanBW.jpgDan Hinmon has been working in advertising, marketing and public relations since 1975, including time as a hospital marketing director. For 22 years he was president of Hinmon Agency, a full-service advertising, marketing, public relations and design firm that served a variety of clients, including hospitals, physician clinics, and health plans.

In 2010 Dan founded Hive Strategies to help health systems build community through social media and online patients communities. He is also community director for the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network  and a member of the Mayo Clinic Social and Digital Innovation team.

Dan holds a bachelors degree in political science and is a community mediator with strong listening, communication, and presentation skills. He is a popular speaker at healthcare conferences.