Patient engagement has been a rapidly emerging movement and buzzword in the healthcare industry this year. There have been countless articles, blogs, studies, and educational forums dedicated to the topic. It has been labeled as the “the blockbuster drug of the century”. Some say, “The future of healthcare is being shaped largely by the patient engagement evolution.” Others have argued … Read More
Patient engagement has emerged as a key component of reducing the likelihood of an adverse outcome A 42-year-old patient arrived for her annual gynecologist appointment complaining of a self-detected breast lump. She had several questions about her condition and wanted to tell her doctor about a family history of breast cancer. The doctor was in a hurry and advised her … Read More
Patients are the key driving force of today’s consumer-driven healthcare market. Whether it’s the caregiver one chooses from healthgrades.com or a facility chosen from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid star ratings, patient satisfaction marks the future of this highly dynamic and competitive industry. As for health plans, apart from patient satisfaction, member satisfaction is also a key success factor … Read More
As patient satisfaction and the patient experience start to take the spotlight in healthcare, there’s a need for straight, useful talk on these subjects. Here are nine points that will keep you on the right track in hospitals and other healthcare environments. Patient satisfaction isn’t the enemy of medical outcomes. Done right, the work you do on patient satisfaction, on improving … Read More
A new study shows that providers should turn to mHealth devices and digital communication tools to boost patient satisfaction levels. Although there is a high rate of patient satisfaction with primary care providers, there is still room for improvement with regard to digital communication and patient engagement technologies, one survey shows. The survey, conducted via Harris Poll and sponsored by … Read More
A panel of judges consisting of business and funding experts, selected Smart Clinic as one of the winners of the 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC), and one of the most promising new mHealth companies in the Valley.
Brennan Spiegel, MD, MHSH, director of health services research at Cedar Sinai Health System, discusses “How Information Technology Will Transform Gastroenterology,” his American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture to the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii.
We are very proud Smart Clinic was featured during Dr. Brennan Spiegel’s lecture, “How Information Technology Will Transform Gastroenterology,” at this year’s American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii.
When selecting between two comparable physicians the majority of patients would choose the healthcare provider who allows for appointment scheduling and other tasks to be completed digitally, according to a new survey.
Today’s mHealth Technologies are positioned to become powerful forces for collaboration between healthcare providers and patients; but how do healthcare providers invite patients to engage in creating better health outcomes for themselves in a more significant way?
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