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3 Ways to Improve Your Digital Patient Engagement

CAHPS may have been an adequate patient engagement solution when it came out in 1995, but today, it comes up far too short. For one, the survey itself is narrow in scope, failing to provide meaningful feedback at key points in the patient journey. But beyond that, the fact that it can only be admini

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The Relationship Between Nurse Satisfaction and Patient Experience A Discussion with Amy Pettit, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CSSBB of Schneck Medical Center and Baldomero Silva of Grady Health System

COVID has put a lot of strain on nurses, to the extent that far too many are experiencing burnout. Many organizations are seeking solutions to nurse burnout, after a recent survey. That survey found that the number of nurses suffering from burnout doubled during the pandemic from 25% to 60% in less than a year.

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How Do We Achieve High Patient Satisfaction Scores?

Covid-19 quickly altered the state of the healthcare system. From Covid units to ICU’s, new implementations during this crucial time showed us the importance of service recovery. As hospitals see a decline in severe cases and organizations are adjusting to the new normal, the question lately has been: how do we achieve high patient satisfaction scores?

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Patient Provider Communication – A Faster, More Efficient Way to Communicate with Patients

Life can be managed with a few quick taps to a phone screen. Consumers can now order a gallon of milk from an app before the refrigerator door slams shut. It takes us longer to decide on a movie than it does to begin streaming it online. What does this have to do with healthcare?

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From Intake to Check-out: How to Streamline Patient Throughput

Patient throughput (patient intake to checkout process) can pose a real challenge. Many healthcare providers find that inefficient flow slows them down and creates a frustrating experience for patients. Making changes to a well-established process might seem daunting and not worth the effort, but the benefits of improved patient flow are invaluable.

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Millennials and the Healthcare Consumer Revolution

How ‘Generation Meh’ is shaping America’s $3 trillion industry. The consumer revolution is being led by Generation Y. That is why medical laboratories, physicians, and hospitals should build testing services to serve them.

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Using Real-time Patient Feedback to Achieve Magnet Designation

During a national nursing shortage in 1983, the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) researched how work environments affected nurse satisfaction. Findings revealed that organizations with higher nurse recruitment and retention rates had fourteen common characteristics they deemed "forces of magnetism.”

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Meeting IVF Patient Safety Goals During a Pandemic

COVID-19’s physical effects aren’t the only way patients are suffering. The pandemic has touched every aspect of their lives, from not being able to see visitors at the hospital to waiting hours to get a bed. However, hospitals aren’t the only organizations that have had to make drastic changes; the IVF field has had its fair share of disruptions.

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New York Presbyterian’s Innovative Approach to Patient Experience During the Pandemic

Healthcare providers worldwide are no strangers to catastrophic events: the AIDS epidemic, SARS, the Ebola outbreak, and more. However, the pandemic is nothing like we’ve ever seen in our lifetimes. It’s pushing front-line workers to adjust their plans hour by hour while also trying to keep the patient experience in mind.

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The World Has Gone Digital — Why Hasn’t the CAHPS Survey?

Technology has moved at a dizzying pace over the past few decades. The internet and smartphones completely transforming the way we go about our day-to-day lives. With just a few taps or clicks, our connected devices now provide us access to unlimited information and entertainment right at our fingertips.

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4 Key Ways Providers Can Cultivate a Patient Safety Culture

We often think of patient experience and patient safety as two separate initiatives, but according to Dr. Donna Prosser, Chief Clinical Officer at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), they’re one and the same. In order to deliver a great experience at your practice or health system, she believes, you must also develop a patient safety culture.

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3 Simple Ways to Improve Net Promoter Score

Ask any marketer if they’ve heard of the term “net promoter score” before, and they'll probably say yes. But the healthcare industry may not be familiar. Simply put, net promoter score (or NPS) refers to how likely a customer is to recommend your organization, product, or service to their network.

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Social Media In Healthcare: What Your Organization Needs to Know

When Twitter debuted in 2006 or Facebook in 2004, healthcare organizations weren’t exactly scrambling to establish their presence on those channels. Of course, they had no way of knowing just how pervasive platforms like these would become. Social media is omnipresent in our lives today, with 72 percent of the public using at least some type of social media.

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