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A Successful Patient-Provider Relationship is All Your Patients Really Want

Trust, Honesty and Effective Communication I consider myself to be a pretty decent mom, but there is that one time of year I have my doubts. It’s almost every September when I take my children to their well checkups and Read More

Sometimes a Patient Just Wants To Hear “I’m Sorry” When Things Go Wrong

The Hippocratic Oath Chances are if you’re reading this article, you have most likely heard the expression, “First, do no harm” and have maybe even dedicated your life’s work to upholding these words. It derives from the Latin phrase, “primum Read More

What Patients Really Want is Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement As we continue our multi-week series called What Patients Really Want, I must admit the topic we’re covering this week, patient engagement, is especially intriguing to me for a couple of reasons. One: there’s mass amounts of research Read More

What Patients Really Want: Healthcare Accessibility

This week for our Thinking Thursday TIPs we’re starting a new multi-week series called “What Patients Really Want.” It’s no surprise to anyone that we’re living in a day and age of consumerism. What may be new is how rapidly Read More

How Essential is Social Media for Healthcare Organizations?

Myth or Not:  Social Media is NOT an Essential Tool for Most Healthcare Organizations Social Media in Healthcare We published an article in 2017 titled, “Social Media and Healthcare: 10 Insightful Statistics” which highlighted a list of 10 statistics related to Read More

Does Addressing Patients by Name Make a Difference?

Myth or Not: Addressing Patients by Name Makes a Difference First, a big thank you to Jennifer D. who serves as a Medical Office Coordinator for one of our beloved M3 clients. Jennifer suggested the topic for this week’s Myth Debunking Read More