Healthcare Leader's Guide: Preventing Patient Harm Through Better Communications
April 2, 2018
What happens when care teams don’t communicate? Communication failures, delays, and breakdowns can result in greater medical errors, malpractice costs, and mortality rates.
Dive into the real-life story of an academic medical center that experienced challenges with their communication infrastructure: Explore the five leading points of failure and discover how you can correct or prevent issues in your organization. You’ll learn how the right technology, process, and culture supports frictionless clinical communications to support patient safety.
Conquering the Complexity of Integrated Care Management
Baylor Scott & White
March 20, 2018
With the help of Population Health Advisors, Virginia-based Sentara Healthcare is changing the culture toward more effective and efficient care coordination that reduces costs and improves quality for the health system’s sickest patients.
Trends in Digital Health How technology is impacting patient care
March 16, 2018
Digital health technologies like blood glucose meters and smartwatches have taken the healthcare industry by storm. But how are they being monitored and used? We surveyed around 200 hospital and health system executives and clinicians to find out.
9 Ways to Attract New Medical Patients and Keep the Ones You Have
February 28, 2018
Instead of picking a doctor and just sticking with them for most of their lives, today’s patients are much more likely to switch practices if they are not happy. The Patient Provider Relationship Study found that one in three medical patients are likely to switch practices within a year or two. Making things even more complicated, patients are doing extensive homework before selecting a practice in the first place.
The following are nine proven healthcare marketing techniques which help practices like yours win new patients and keep the ones they have. These steps include everything from how to improve your online reviews to maintaining a social presence.
In order to keep your practice thriving, you need to find effective, efficient ways to reach out and connect with patients online.
Read the “9 Ways to Attract New Medical Patients…and Keep the Ones You have” to uncover the secrets behind a healthy, happy practice today.
Analytics is the Answer to Compliant Coverage Identification
February 20, 2018
UNCOVER HIDDEN PATIENT COVERAGE. Learn how you can safely detect undisclosed coverage and recoup millions in reimbursement. In fact, providers using our Coverage Insight tool convert an average 8-17% of all accounts submitted from self-pay to insurance.
Patient Identification and the Benefits of Biometrics: Innovative healthcare organizations are adopting more accurate, faster, and secure technologies
February 14, 2018
Ensuring accurate patient identification is critically important to healthcare organizations, yet it has been one of their more challenging goals. The implications of patient misidentification are tremendous, creating a ripple effect of unintended clinical and financial consequences across the entire healthcare system.
In late 2017, HealthLeaders Media and PSQH conducted a 12 question survey on patient identification to gain industry insight from top hospitals and health systems around the country. With 100 responses from C-level executives, practicing clinicians, and department directors, the results indicated a high priority that positively matching a patient to their records was a top priority heading into 2018.