About Hive Strategies
Hive Strategies is headquartered in McMinnville, Oregon, in the heart of Oregon’s remarkable 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. We do that by following a science-based approach to discover client needs, create a successful launch, and manage and grow the community.
Dan Hinmon, Principal
Dan 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.
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 and community director for the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network.