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Patient centricity is the act of designing a service|solution around patients. More & more companies are doing this, but there is still a long way to go.
Is your doctor overwhelmed by patients and other clinical duties? Here are some things you, as a patient, can do get your doctor to truly engage with you as a person.
Research shows that Canary Health's Digital Self-Efficacy Support program, Better Choices, Better Health, improves lives and reduces costs.
An increasing multicultural divide between patients and the healthcare workforce that serves them is leading to poor outcomes and higher costs.
Interview with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Nicholas Frisch: In the past, people did little to prepare for joint replacement surgery other than having an appointment with their surgeon. Now there is a comprehensive app from PeerWell that offers both a pre-hab (pre-op preparation) as well as a post-op rehabilitation home program.
Getting the most out a medical consultation is crucial because getting an appointment with a doctor is not always easy and it can be costly. Here are some tips to ensure that you are able to convey your problems to the doctor within the time allotted to you without missing out on any important points.
A new survey shows that patients with chronic conditions often feel the information they receive from their healthcare team is too generic and therefore not as useful as it could be.
By keeping your pharmacists updated and informed, they can do their best to help you understand your medications, diseases, and conditions, and help you stay as healthy as possible.
In order to help patients implement consistently healthy strategies, doctors must increase the number of touchpoints with them outside of office visits.
Patients certainly want quality care, but they also want hospitality. We don't know how healthcare reform will shake out, but we do know that putting patients first is the best strategy.
As a part of our role as a Social Media Ambassadors at HiMSS14 in Orlando, Florida, Gregg Masters (behind the camera) and I had a...