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Blog posts tagged with patient engagement

  • 6 signs you’re ready for the Conversation Economy

    Chris Edwards
    December 11, 2017

    We are living in the Conversation Economy, but focusing on consumer experience is still relatively new in healthcare. Patients today are behaving more like consumers and want personalized, easy interactions with providers. Read more…

  • 8 tips for patient portal success

    Kim South
    November 21, 2017

    Patient portals continue to take center stage in healthcare’s consumer engagement efforts. We’ve gathered some of the best tips from clients who have recently shared their success stories with us. Read more…

  • 4 technologies to help manage flu season

    Tina Joros
    November 09, 2017

    As we head into fall and winter, when seasonal influenza viruses are most active, providers are encouraging vaccinations. Allscripts and our developer partners offer solutions that can help them efficiently manage flu season. Read more…

  • Busting 6 myths about automated patient engagement 2

    Phil Marshall MD, MPH
    October 27, 2017

    Automated patient engagement is a relatively new approach, and it challenges some of the systemic beliefs that have built up over many years in healthcare. Here are six common myths. Read more…

  • Online scheduling improves patient engagement, satisfaction

    Kim South
    August 16, 2017

    Some health systems are ahead of the curve and are successfully offering scheduling and other options that help enable patients to take control of their health. In a recent success story, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group (San Diego, California, U.S.A.) shares its experience with the Allscripts FollowMyHealth® patient engagement platform. Read more…

  • What healthcare needs to succeed in a consumer-driven world

    Kim South
    July 18, 2017

    When patients bear more financial responsibility for their healthcare, they act more like consumers. Providers must embrace experience alongside quality and cost to be successful. Read more…

  • One-click access to patient education resources

    Tina Joros
    May 18, 2017

    This month, our App of the Month highlights a solution from StayWell to highlight the different patient education options available to providers today. Read more…

  • Telehealth is more than just video visits

    Kim South
    May 10, 2017

    Many healthcare organizations are losing business to urgent care centers and minute clinics, which is why telehealth is a hot topic. Most people immediately jump to the idea of a virtual video visit, but email visits may be a more economical place to start. Read more…

  • Top 3 challenges facing healthcare consumers

    Kim South RN
    April 13, 2017

    People are bearing more responsibility for selecting and paying for their own care, and those costs are rising rapidly. As their portion of healthcare costs soars, patients are eager to find ways to reduce spending. But they face three main challenges that prevent them from becoming truly informed and empowered consumers. Read more…

  • Consumers have a growing appetite for genomic medicine

    Joel Diamond MD
    March 29, 2017

    In my practice, I have seen a sharp rise in the number of patients asking about genetic and genomic tests. Healthcare consumers are drawn to the idea that this information can unlock answers to persistent health problems, or reveal risk for future issues. And a proliferation of accessible, affordable testing has whet their appetite for much more. Read more…

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