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Patients Typically Start With Google Reviews Before Choosing a Healthcare Provider

Social Proof Last week we began discussing the topic of your healthcare facility’s Google reviews and how to leverage your satisfied patients to improve your online reputation. Google really has become our one-stop-shop for basically all information these days: directions Read More

Highly Satisfied Patients Are Your Advocates: Leveraging Google Reviews to Grow Your Practice

Online Reputation What did we do before the internet? Seriously. Just yesterday I learned how to replace a damaged spindle, I refilled several prescriptions, I ordered groceries, I researched the pharmacy’s hours of operation, and I shopped for a new Read More

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How to Increase Healthcare Revenue and Decrease Service Recovery Expenses

Patient Feedback: Ultimately Important There’s nothing more frustrating than having a bad experience with a large, seemingly monopolistic entity, knowing that any feedback you might provide is utterly worthless in improving customer treatment. Regardless of how many times you passionately Read More

How Electronic Health Records Help to Engage Patients and Reduce Errors

Bridging the Gap: The first time I met with my son’s neurodevelopmental disabilities physician, I thought she was a bit rude. She would ask a question regarding my son and then incessantly type away at her computer as I answered, Read More

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How to De-Escalate Encounters with Frustrated, Angry, Emotionally Charged Patients

Emotionally-Charged Patients Many healthcare facilities are making the shift from fee-for-service care to value-based care, optimizing the utilization of a team of medical professionals to care for patients, and inevitably increasing the potential for interpersonal conflict. Last week we discussed Read More