Partnership Reduces Patient Cancellations by 70% and Increases Colonoscopy Preparation by +35% Smart Clinic and Captify Health announced this month product integrations combining Smart Clinic’s mobile application with Captify Health’s patient cancellation reduction efforts. The partnership consolidates clinic technology into one easy-to-use mHealth application for the patient, increasing revenue for clinics and driving value-based care. “ Over the past seven … Read More
Operations Manager Angie Puffer reveals tactics that have worked well for Mayo. BOSTON — Angie Puffer, operations manager in the Mayo Clinic’s Office of Access Management, spoke at the Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum 2016 and shared some of the lessons Mayo has learned in attracting those to the patient portal. Puffer said that even though they’re garnered from … Read More
A California health plan uses text-messaging to boost member engagement and reduce unnecessary ER visits. Officials say it has a bright future in other healthcare settings as well. A California health plan has found that a text-messaging platform has boosted engagement and reduced unnecessary trips to the local emergency room. The three-month study, conducted by the Los Angeles-based, 1.14-million-member Inland … Read More
About 40 percent of doctors surveyed say they recommend mHealth devices and apps, but only about 5 percent of patients say they’re getting that advice. Who’s to blame? Doctors and patients apparently have different views on the value of mHealth. A new survey conducted by Nielsen on behalf of the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP) finds that, at most, … Read More
Nearly 60 percent of your patients would use a health-related app and believe it would help them better manage their health in partnership with their physicians, according to Dr. Zia’s research recently published in Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology.