Author: Jerry Stone

The Importance of Patient Follow-Up and Service Recovery

The Importance of Service Recovery Cannot Be Overstated In today’s deeply consumer-driven healthcare sector, following up with patients is not only critical to compliance and outcomes, it is becoming the key factor in both retaining and building stronger, healthier patient Read More

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

Creating an environment that encourages patients to take an active role in their ongoing care separates the ordinary healthcare organization from the extraordinary healthcare organization.   A great healthcare organization demonstrates great patient engagement. In 1995 I had the opportunity Read More

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It Pays to be Hospitable: in Healthcare and in Life

Creating a culture of service excellence that goes beyond ‘good customer service’ is all about being hospitable. Having spent my entire professional life in two service industries; the airlines and healthcare, using ‘hospitable’ to describe a customer-centered, service-oriented culture is Read More