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Healthcare is a Team Sport

Blog Post Healthcare is a Team Sport Collaborating with patients can lead to improved outcomes, increased satisfaction Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Chelsea Youngquist Director of Marketing There are many players on a healthcare team, and the MVP is the patient. Highly engaged patients are more likely to be successful players; they have better healthcare experiences, … Read moreHealthcare is a Team Sport

Unique Patient ID Movement Reaches Congress

Blog Post Unique Patient ID Movement Reaches Congress Healthcare groups push for unique identifiers Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Arundi Venkayya Curator of EngagingPatients.org The Senate is considering lifting a two-decades old ban on establishing unique patient identifiers in US healthcare settings after the House voted to repeal the ban in June 2019. The proposed national … Read moreUnique Patient ID Movement Reaches Congress

IHI Releases Patient Safety Toolkit

Blog Post IHI Releases Patient Safety Toolkit Toolkit establishes framework for keeping patients safe Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Arundi Venkayya Curator of EngagingPatients.org In the journey to keep patients safe, there are many potential stumbling blocks. As recently as 2016, some experts said that foreign objects were left inside patients as many as 39 times … Read moreIHI Releases Patient Safety Toolkit

What is Patient Engagement?

Blog Post What is Patient Engagement? At its core, engagement is focused on improving outcomes and reducing costs Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Arundi Venkayya Curator of EngagingPatients.org It has been almost 20 years since the Institute of Medicine report, “Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century,” which set the stage … Read moreWhat is Patient Engagement?

Top 5 Challenges Facing Healthcare Organizations in 2019

Blog Post Top 5 Challenges Facing Healthcare Organizations in 2019 Evolving challenges lead to opportunities for healthcare organizations Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Chelsea Youngquist Director of Marketing Healthcare continues to experience its share of new challenges and opportunities. Rising costs impact every aspect of business operations, and diverse healthcare offerings grow more complex by the … Read moreTop 5 Challenges Facing Healthcare Organizations in 2019

Poor Signage is Impacting Your Patient Experience

Blog Post Poor Signage is Impacting Your Patient Experience Decrease anxiety, reduce frustration with a clear wayfinding strategy Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest By Arundi Venkayya Curator of EngagingPatients.org Creating a welcoming environment for patients as they enter your facility — by incorporating calming elements like soft music and lighting — can soothe patients’ anxiety and … Read morePoor Signage is Impacting Your Patient Experience

Boost HCAHPS Scores with Simple Solutions

Blog Post Boost HCAHPS Scores with Simple Solutions Patients crave communication with providers Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Chelsea Youngquist Director of Marketing Now more than ever, patients expect to be more informed about and involved in the management of their care. Highly engaged patients have better healthcare experiences, are less likely to change providers and … Read moreBoost HCAHPS Scores with Simple Solutions

End-of-Life Care Planning is Patient Engagement, Too

Blog Post End-of-Life Care Planning is Patient Engagement, Too Having difficult conversations now can ease burdens in the future Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Susan Carr Co-curator, EngagingPatients.org Editor’s Note: This entry is the first in a series of pieces about end-of-life care planning featured on EngagingPatients.org. Anticipating and planning for the future is an important … Read moreEnd-of-Life Care Planning is Patient Engagement, Too

White Paper: Labels Save Lives

White Paper White Paper: Labels Save Lives Why pharmacy label design matters Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Chelsea Youngquist Director of Marketing Patient safety is a top goal of all healthcare providers and is foundational to good patient experiences and positive outcomes. Good information design and clear communication can play major roles in saving time and … Read moreWhite Paper: Labels Save Lives

Are Employee Engagement Issues Affecting the Safety of Your Patients?

Blog Post Are Employee Engagement Issues Affecting the Safety of Your Patients? Dissatisfied employees can impact patient satisfaction Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Chelsea Youngquist Director of Marketing Improving the safety of your patients is a top priority and the baseline for a good patient experience. You can’t provide patient satisfaction and exceptional experiences if you … Read moreAre Employee Engagement Issues Affecting the Safety of Your Patients?