On November 24, 2021
On September 15, 2021
The current health care industry operates increasingly like a retail market, shaped by growing consumerism. Health systems that have historically told patients where to go and whom to see for care—with patients following their orders—are realizing that today’s patient has much more power in defining the care experience.
On June 3, 2021
COVID-19 has made the expensive problem of out-of-network physician referrals even greater. In fact, at the peak of the pandemic, utilization of specialty services dropped by 70% among many major specialties, including cardiology and pediatrics.1 A recent white paper on the rising risk of out-of-network referrals takes a deep dive into why referral leakage occurs and how it can be managed.
On May 13, 2021
Health care quality organizations are hopeful that the new presidential administration will support much-needed advancements in the health care quality arena. In a blog post directed toward the incoming administration, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) made known its four main objectives for the future of health care quality: enabling a digital quality system, urgently advancing health equity, measuring patient experience digitally, and strengthening Medicare value-based...
On March 1, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we do a lot of things. Virtual tools—like patient portals—are more important than ever, but how do you maximize your patient portal and get patients and clinicians to engage with it? View this infographic for tips to get the most out of your patient portal, and build patient loyalty and clinician adoption.