While communication is an integral part of the practice of medicine, not all healthcare providers are able to relay information or test results in a way that is easily digested and processed by patients.
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Maggi Cary ponders the condundrum of cost & care in the US Healthcare “System” when she stumbles upon blood on the sidewalk.
The challenge for physicians and health it professionals in not how to engage more patients….but rather how to be more engaging to patients who are already engaged.
We Have Been Socialized From Childhood To Be Passive When A Patient – But That Doesn’t Mean We Are Not Engaged
In a recent email exchange, the physician I was corresponding with wrote “many people [that] go to see doctors are not engaged in their health.”
Satisfaction With Provider Communication In Recent Study Is Lower In Patient Center-Medical Homes (PCMH) Than Non-PCMH
A recent blog headline on the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) recently caught my attention. It was entitled Patient Satisfaction With Medical Home Quality High. I was intrigued. I asked myself high compared to what? Non-PCMH practices?
The Typical Physician Misses Hundreds Of Opportunities To Engage, Empower & Excite Patients Every Day
Did you know that on a typical day in the office seeing patients, the average physician misses hundreds of opportunities to engage, activate patients and excite their patients?
With all the hype in the health press about the patient engagement potential of patient-facing health information technologies, one could be forgiven for thinking that HIT is the best if not only path to patient engagement.
Do You Really Believe That 41% Of Consumers Would Switch Physicians To Get Online Access To Their EMR?
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