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Has COVID-19 Impacted Your Bedside Manner?

Thinking Thursdays TIPs Improving Bedside Manner Despite COVID-19 Limitations Practice Makes Better There’s a ton of research out there regarding the benefits of good bedside manner including reducing the risk of litigation, influencing a patient’s health for the better, and Read More

Easy Ways to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations With Your Patients

Patient Collections Overhaul Last month we discussed the growing rate of financial stress among most patients in our blog post, “What to Expect From Your Patients in 2021: Financial Stress.” Feel free to give it a quick read if you Read More

Simple Ways Healthcare Workers can Manage Elevated Stress Levels

Self-Sacrificing According to the 2020 Medical Economics Physician Burnout Survey, ninety-one percent of doctors say they have felt burn out from practicing medicine at some point in their career. (1) The job of a healthcare professional is naturally self-sacrificing, but Read More

How to Foster Trust When Patients are Over-informed, Confused, and Distrustful

Information Bankruptcy COVID-19 has become like a sort-of “red-headed stepchild” we’re all now bound to as a result of a begrudging and undesired union. (No offense if you actually are a red-headed stepchild, but you get my point… hopefully). Whether Read More

What To Expect From Your Patients in 2021: Over-informed, Confused, and Distrustful

Last week we began our expectations for 2021 by initially characterizing the new kind of patient directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In case you missed it, feel free to catch up here. In a nutshell: the rising rates of Read More

Get Exceptional Service Recovery with Compassion and Action

Following-up with patients is not only critical to compliance and outcomes, it is a key factor in building stronger, healthier patient relationships. When patients provide feedback indicating their expectations were not met, a quick follow-up phone call will increase the Read More