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Engaging Patients Like Customers

New Patient Expectations Drive Need for Better Engagement Patients are increasingly shopping for healthcare services in the same manner they shop for other consumer goods. The problem is that informa

  • June 02, 2016|
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Walgreens Expands to Behavioral Health

Competitor or Potential Collaborator? Walgreens has become bigger than some traditional health clinics, with more than 27,000 pharmacists and 1100 nurse practitioners nationwide. Now, in partnership

  • May 31, 2016|
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Teladoc to Change Telehealth in Texas

Telehealth Options Likely to Augment, Rather than Replace, Traditional Care Delivery Despite the fact that it is based in a state that has, to date, resisted telehealth, Teladoc, based in Texas, is p

  • May 30, 2016|
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Patient Satisfaction and Co-Pay Refunds

Money-back guarantees in healthcare? Lands’ End, Craftsman, Hilton—all companies known for their generous money-back guarantees. Such guarantees are common among retailers and service brands, but

  • May 27, 2016|
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Meeting the Demands of Millenials and GenZ

Meeting a Myriad of Patient Demands “Millenification” is a term used by Dr. Vivian Lee, CEO of the University of Utah Health Care, in reference to what she sees as the need to bring “values of

  • May 26, 2016|
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Hello, TeleHealth Technology

Spreading the Word About Telehealth Efficacy Telehealth holds great promise to boost convenience and decrease costs of healthcare delivery. Non-traditional providers are already making some inroads,

  • May 24, 2016|
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VitalSnap: Integrating Wearable Data

Beyond Hospital and Clinic Walls—Should You Be Mining More Patient Data? Patients are increasingly turning to personal wearable devices to track their activities. The data collected could be put to

  • May 23, 2016|
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Telehealth Isn’t Just For Serving Patients

Employees as Patients: A Great Tool for Product/Service Development There's a lot of focus these days on providing better care for patients. For healthcare organizations, an important patient populat

  • May 20, 2016|
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Personal, But Virtual, Connections

Vetting Virtual Tours for Best Practice Ideas Open houses can be labor intensive and, unfortunately, frequently under-attended. Now technology offers an opportunity for hospitals to make a personal c

  • May 18, 2016|
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