on June 8, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
Patient portals have become a staple of the modern healthcare experience. The benefits speak for themselves for patients, practices, and providers alike: Patient portal technologies lead to better efficiency, engagement, satisfaction, and health outcomes.
on June 4, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
COVID-19 has caused a massive explosion in the adoption of telehealth across healthcare systems of all sizes and specialties. The U.S. telehealth market is expected to reach around $10 billion in 2020 with an 80 percent year-over-year growth due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What’s more, the telehealth market is predicted to exceed $175 billion in just six years by 2026.
on June 2, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
A strategy for engaging patients is no longer a “nice-to-have” offering for your practice—it’s a necessity. Studies have repeatedly shown that strong patient engagement results in better outcomes, decreased costs, and improved quality of life overall.
on May 26, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
The healthcare industry is evolving rapidly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, the healthcare information technology (IT) industry is experiencing significant changes. From the instant rise of telehealth to advancements in artificial intelligence, modern technology is transforming healthcare as we know it. Digital solutions are enabling providers to offer quality patient care from a distance and providing much-needed relief during this time.
on May 19, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
The world as we’ve known it has changed dramatically over the last few months. COVID-19 has transformed the way we work, interact, shop, and even how we access healthcare. Though it’s difficult to predict anything with certainty, some trends are likely to continue throughout the rest of 2020 and beyond.
on May 12, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
Each year, an increasing number of healthcare providers recognize the benefits that come with patient portal adoption. A recent survey found that 72 percent of patients had access to a patient portal, up 64 percent from just a few years ago in 2016—and that momentum isn’t likely to slow down anytime soon.
on May 5, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
The effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic have strained the healthcare industry in a myriad of ways. Where some hospitals found themselves dealing with capacity issues and feeling overwhelmed, other smaller practices that rely on elective procedures were forced to shut down completely.
on April 29, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
Orchestrated patient engagement makes a compelling contribution to a provider’s effort to appeal to healthcare consumers. This blog explores how properly orchestrated patient engagement can attract and retain patients, streamline workflows, support healthy outcomes, and build an organization’s brand.
on April 15, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
Aside from the impact of COVID19, patients are avoiding or missing care visits for a variety of reasons—from fear of high medical bills to low-income patients with limited transportation options to working professionals with busy schedules. Unfortunately, when people avoid the healthcare they need, the entire health system suffers. Healthcare providers can take steps to combat this problem through better patient engagement both in times of crisis and when it’s business as usual. This infographic will show you the signs to look for to spot a disengaged patient, how to better understand their unique needs, and what it takes to help them overcome their care obstacles.
on April 1, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
Healthcare providers today are feeling the pressure to reduce rising healthcare costs and keep patients safe and healthy. To overcome these challenges, more focus must be placed on patient engagement tactics that target your riskiest populations. This infographic highlights how two patients with the same clinical and financial situation can have dramatically different outcomes based on their engagement levels, as well as the impact it can have on the patient, your practice, and the entire health system.