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Daily engagement is a matter of patient safety

Working with GetWell Loop, I feel rewarded when I hear that hospitals using our solution are increasing market share, cutting costs and putting valuable information into the hands of care teams and patients.

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Community hospitals should use engagement tools to keep patients in network, lower costs

Some patients prefer community hospitals to larger health systems when it comes to seeking medical care, because a local organization can offer a personal touch that is hard to come by in large systems.

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Health networks see a return on investment in patient engagement

Some healthcare providers are still deciding whether they want to implement an automated patient engagement solution, but a growing number of hospitals and health systems are moving forward with it. When they do, they quickly find that daily engagement builds patient loyalty and increases referrals.

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The hidden actors in hospital readmissions

When a patient is discharged from the hospital, being readmitted is just about the last thing he or she wants. Not only does a readmission carry with it implicit medical stressors, but there are a multitude of family, community, social, economic and quality-of-life implications. While some…

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How patient engagement can help alleviate physician burnout

Digital engagement solutions have been helping providers boost patient experience, improve the health of populations and lower the cost of delivering care — the Triple Aim for optimizing health system performance as outlined by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

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Taking anxiety out of the physician-patient dialogue

One of the most overlooked aspects of medical episodes and surgical recoveries is the anxiety felt by the patient. Is that shooting pain part of the healing process, or is something wrong? Am I supposed to still be bruised and swollen three days later? Am I on track, or should I be doing something…

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Why the EHR is not patient engagement

As the adoption of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) approaches 70% of all providers, our nation’s hospitals and health systems have been rewarded for attaining meaningful use from new software, mandated by the government.

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Let’s get real about ‘consumerizing’ healthcare

There is a lot of conversation today about the rise of the consumer as a newly empowered stakeholder in the country’s healthcare system. I’m all for it. But before we further discuss the consumerization of healthcare, there are a few things we should be clear about.

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In a troubled healthcare system, 'digital empathy' is the way forward

Physicians use all their knowledge, training and skill to help the injured and the ill recover. When those patients are discharged from the hospital, healthcare providers hope for the best. They hope the patients will mend and go on with their lives.

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The single best practice for achieving quality outcomes: Listening to patients

For healthcare providers today, it’s all about quality, not quantity.

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