Making Patient Portals More Beneficial

July 12, 2018
Most healthcare facilities and providers are offering a patient portal1 for secure online access to personal health information. These portals usually have information about recent doctor visits, medications, immunizations, allergies, and lab results. They may also provide secure messaging with providers, the ability to refill prescriptions [...]

Leadership Spotlight: Julie Westrick, Clinical Education Specialist

July 9, 2018
Meet Julie Westrick from our clinical staff. She brings extensive experience in women's & children's care and a passion for inspiring nurses and improving patient care.[...]

4 Cost Benefits Associated with Using Patient Engagement Technology

June 27, 2018
Patient Engagement Technology is designed to meet the care needs of patients. However, there are some benefits to interactive technology that extend beyond patient experience.[...]

Happier Patients by Managing Expectations

May 24, 2018
When focusing on treating the patient as a consumer, healthcare sometimes loses sight of a simple, valuable principle that produces satisfied and compliant patients—setting proper expectations. Dr. Larry Golson puts it this way: “Patient dissatisfaction usually involves unmet assumptions that were not delivered on. Even if you never discuss [...]

5 Exciting Advancements of Virtual Reality (VR) in Healthcare

May 8, 2018
Using today’s VR technology in the healthcare field, medical professionals bring innovative advancements into the operating room and revolutionize patient care. Virtual reality in healthcare is changing the game completely.[...]

Hospital Whiteboards: Past, Present and Future

April 26, 2018
Whiteboards have been a part of the communication process in hospitals for over thirty years. I personally have used whiteboards for most of my nursing career and have found it to be an effective communication tool. Although originally used as a communication tool between staff, the whiteboard has transformed into a valuable resource for [...]

More, Better Communication: One Impact of Interactive Patient Engagement Technology

April 11, 2018
Can interactive technology provide the simple, immediate communication experience patients desire and the positive influence care providers expect from patient engagement? Yes—it is designed for both users. More and better communication is a key component in the way interactive patient engagement systems are impactful.[...]
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