Future of Healthcare

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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Advanced Practice Providers: How to Make Patients Feel Cared for and Comfortable

Last week we began looking at APPs (advanced practice providers) as valuable members of a patient’s healthcare team, especially in today’s current shift from fee-for-service healthcare, to value-based healthcare. I quoted MEDI Leadership’s Kathy Gibala, and I think it’s worth 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