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Watch for These 5 Health Industry Changes In the Wake of Amazon's and Apple's Efforts to Lower the Cost of Healthcare

These 7 Mobile Apps will Improve Your Healthcare Practice's Vitals

7 Deadly Sins to AVOID When Fostering Patient Engagement

Mastery of the Patient Experience - MedicalGPS 2017 Year in Review

Patient Courtesy and Waiting Room Rounding Fosters Five-Star Customer Service - The Final Part of a Three Part Series

Effective Communication Techniques to Foster Five-Star Customer Service - Part Two of a Three Part Series

4 Things to Know About Online Physician Reviews

10 Things You Need to Know about the Final MACRA Rule for 2018

10 Tactical Techniques to Foster Five-Star Customer Service - Part One of a Three Part Series

Defining Standardization and Personalized Care

Patients Don’t Want a One Size Fits All Approach to Patient Care

What Do Patients Really Want?

The Impact of Patient Experience Scores on Quality

8 Ways Office Staff Can Help Improve Patient Medication Adherence

Tips to Improve Health Literacy

The Importance of Health Literacy

3 Best Practices for Improving Patient Education

Patient Engagement Strategies for Primary Care

How Improved Handoff Communication Can Help Reduce Medical Errors

11 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors

QPP Alert: 2018 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule

Social Media and Healthcare: 10 Insightful Statistics

Identify Loyal Patients and Generate 5-Star Reviews with M3-Advocate®

10 Ways Staff Can Help Increase Patient Referrals

7 Strategies for Increasing Patient Referrals

PFCC: Reducing Medical Errors through Patient and Family Engagement

8 Essential Practices for Creating an Exceptional Patient Experience

How Secure is Your Healthcare Data?

30 Tips to Improve Patient Safety in a Medical Office

The Importance of Patient Follow-Up

June 30th CMS CAHPS for MIPS Enrollment Deadline: Don't Miss an opportunity for an Increase in Reimbursement

9 Strategies to Prevent Physician Burnout

Six Tips for Successful MIPS Implementation

6 Strategies for Improving Nursing Engagement

The Benefits of Engaged Nursing

What Medical Practices Need to Know about Millennials

4 Ways to Make the Patient Experience More Personal

The Patient Experience Begins in the Waiting Room

Ten Front-line Service Training Tips for Medical Staff

Tips for Improving Employee Engagement in Healthcare

World’s Biggest Global Cyber-Attack Wreaks its’ Havoc across the Globe

8 Facts About MIPS and the Quality Payment Program

The Importance of Employee Engagement in Healthcare

A Closer Look at MIPS Improvement Activities

One Size Doesn’t Fit All in Consumer Driven Healthcare

2 Tools to Consider Implementing on Patient Experience Week

Patient Experience Week

An Underutilized Strategy: Transparency in Healthcare

Patient Experience and the Convenience Nation

5 Strategies for Improving Patient Loyalty

Is Physician Burnout the Biggest Barrier to Physician Engagement?

What are the benefits of physician engagement?

Physician Burnout: Common Causes and Effects

Who is Responsible for Health Promotion and Education?

5 Patient Communication Principles That Convey Courtesy and Respect

The Challenges of Coordinated Care

The Impact of Coordinated Care on CG CAHPS and Patient Experience

If It’s Good for the Patient, It’s Good for the Business

Improving Medication Adherence

4 Strategies for Creating a Culture of Courtesy and Respect

10 Benefits of a REAL TIME Patient Feedback System

President Trump’s Pick to Lead CMS: Seema Verma’s Testimony Insights

How Long Will You Wait? 4 Simple Tips for Easing the Wait Experience

Facing the Challenge of Timely Care for CG CAHPS

4 Best Practices for Improving CG CAHPS- Provider Communication

Value Based Care, Here to Stay?

5 Essential Steps to Shared Decision Making

What to Make of Shared-Decision Making?

The Journey from Patient Satisfaction to Patient Experience

Don’t Overlook the Telephone: 5 Tips for a Better First Impression

2016 In Review - Top 5 Patient Experience Articles from the MedicalGPS Blog

Three Best Practices for Showing Empathy and Compassion in Healthcare

The Importance of Empathy in Healthcare

There are No Small Parts – Everyone Plays a Role in Patient Experience

Office Cleanliness: 3 Factors that Impact Patient Satisfaction

Understanding MIPS

5 Tips for Improving Medical Staff Communication with Patients

The MACRA Final Rule: Questions and Answers

5 Patient Experience Benefits from Implementing a Mobile Strategy

7 Essentials for Physician Practices: It Starts With a Daily Huddle

Beyond CG-CAHPS: 3 Impressive Ways to Supplement Surveys

Making Patient Experience Personal

Great Expectations... and Their Effect on Patient Experience

Is Technology Interfering with the Patient Experience? 5 Suggestions to Navigate the World of Technology

Avoiding the 7 Deadly Sins of Patient Experience

5 Best Practices to Improve Telephone Responsiveness

Understanding Value Based Healthcare

What Your Practice Needs to Know About CG CAHPS

The Impact of Communication in Healthcare

Improving Patient Engagement through Technology

5 Forgotten Factors that Have Big Impact on Patient Satisfaction

Patient Experience: The Key to Improvement?

Improving Patient Satisfaction through Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC)

Measuring Patient Data to Improve, Not to Impress

Using M3 Patient Experience® to Avoid Healthcare Litigation

Good Data Makes You Money - Part 2

Vital Steps to Cure Mediocre Customer Service: Healthcare Has an Opportunity

Improving the Patient Experience: Start Where the Patient Starts

Good Data Makes You Money - Part 1

Communication in Healthcare and the Effects on Outcomes and Revenue

The "Secret" to Ultimate Customer Service in Healthcare

Facing the Challenge of Patient Feedback and Reputation Management

PQRS: Making Transparency in Healthcare Work for You

10 Steps to Maximizing Patient Loyalty: How to Effectively Use Real-time Patient Feedback to Effect Positive Change within a Physician Group Practice

Recent News in Healthcare, Patient Satisfaction, HIPAA, and CG-CAHPS - September 16th, 2013

Patient Experience - Top Priority of Health Leaders for the Next Three Years

LinkedIn Confirms Account Passwords Hacked

Is Your Axe Sharp?

Got Stock?

Are You Adopting 21st Century Customer Service?

Informed Consent; Will it Protect You?

300 Pounds Just Ain’t What It Used To Be!

Healthcare Reform; Will They Ever Get it Right?

When Is Hiding Medical Errors OK?

CMS Conversion Factor a Neutral Change (at least for the most part)

Experience, Not Satisfaction, Is the Key to Patient Feedback

What’s the Weirdest Interview Question You Ever Had?

With Republicans In, What’s Next With Healthcare?

Twitter is Going to Make Money Off of You; Are You Going to Make Money Off of Twitter?

PCWorld: “Has Twitter Lost its Tweetness?”

If Doctors Only Knew the Power They Hold.

Healthcare Reform at a Glance; Not Enough, But Take it as You Can Get It.

Healthcare Reform Gone Wild! What’s next?

Do You Manage or Lead?

How are You Managing in these Changing Times?

Playing Defense isn’t in the Best Interest of Americans’ Health

Economic Stimulus Plan - What Changes Have You Seen?

What Will I Do Differently?

Internet Explorer Still No. 1…but Fading

M3-Patient Experience Database Just Got Bigger!

For the Haitians, the Worst is Yet to Come!

Let the Lawsuits Begin!

Are you a Peter or a Paul?

Best of Luck in the Coming New Year!

How Can Twitter Improve Your Business?

When Will Google Take Over the World?

Do You Tweet – Or is Twitter Just a Passing Fad?

What’s Your Favorite Quote?

Why is the AMA Supporting the President’s Healthcare Reform Plan?

HITECH Act: Let’s Stay Focused on THE Low-Tech Solution

Got Budget-itis? Try a Good Dose of Balanced Benchmarking

Listening and Taking Action Curtails Litigation

Healthcare Reform = Healthcare Responsibility

Smoking Bans…Could that be REAL Healthcare Reform?

Honesty -- The Best Policy

Leadership...Just Requires You to be You.

Anti-kickback Law can ‘Kick’ You Where it Hurts!

MedicalGPS...Positioning Your Practice for Success!

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