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As they’ve demonstrated in countless other industries, consumers are open to embracing greater use of data analytics and digital tools in healthcare, but they often need a little bit more support to get there. For example, an Accenture survey of nearly 8,000 consumers revealed that the majority were willing...
Entering orders for the wrong patient is a potentially deadly type of medical error, but the simple step of adding patient photographs to their EHRs can help clinicians avoid this misstep, a new study shows. Wrong-patient errors — which occur when a provider means to place an order for...
2020 has been a watershed year in healthcare. Covid-19 has forced providers into providing care remotely and accelerated a cultural shift to thinking about patients as online consumers. Patient access professionals have now been thrust into the limelight as they take the lead on rethinking digital patient experience. To...
We’re facing a “new normal” as we navigate our lives during Covid-19. It’s critical to take precautions, like social distancing and wearing masks. It’s just as important not to practice medical distancing. Covid-19 has brought new challenges to our lives, particularly for those with chronic illnesses. In fact, the...
For decades, people struggling with illnesses of all kinds have sought help in online support groups. This year, such groups have been in high demand for Covid-19 patients, who often must recover in isolation. But the fear and uncertainty regarding the coronavirus have made online groups targets for the...
Cleveland Clinic researchers developed a new model to predict Covid-19 risk that is now available through the Epic MyChart patient portal. The Covid-19 pandemic is raging on in the U.S., with the number of total reported cases crossing 10 million Monday, according to a New York Times database. The...
As healthcare organizations seek to improve the patient experience,critical components of consumerization of healthcare such as improving price transparency and timely responses to communication, are needed to help patients navigate the healthcare system. Although the Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on healthcaredelivery, in many ways it has...
The first wave of Covid-19 may gave subsided in some areas of the country, but in others it is growing and hospitals everywhere are continuing to face significant challenges. The American Hospital Association recently estimated that hospitals will incur at least $323.1 billion in losses through the end of...
There are numerous challenges that a patient commonly faces along the patient journey, starting with the provider’s decision to treat and the course of therapy prescribed for the patient. Be a part of this webinar on November 10th at 1pm ET/10am PT  and learn to examine how digital engagement...
 After a concerted effort by our industry over the last several years, sponsors, clinical research organizations (CROs) and clinical trial suppliers have added “patient centricity” to our vocabulary and study planning. The shift to not just think about the patient but think as the patient is a critical...
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