Healthcare Technology

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

How Telehealth Experience Will Soon Determine Patient Satisfaction

Silver-Linings Without a doubt, one of my favorite silver-linings of the COVID-19 pandemic was definitely drive-thru Mexican food. I kid you not – during the thick of the pandemic last year, the local Mexican restaurant in town offered drive-thru service, Read More

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

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

Patients Really Want Up-To-Date Access to Their Health Data

An Embarrassing Story The other day I was meeting someone for the first time. Judging by appearances, I estimated a good ten years of age between us – me being older. (The exact numbers aren’t necessary for this particular story Read More

What Patient Really Want: A Safe and Efficient Experience

COVID-19: Turn the Ship Around! Like the rest of the world, when the COVID-19 pandemic was materializing, I cancelled all non-emergent checkups for my family and steered-clear of healthcare facilities for quite some time. My youngest son with Cerebral Palsy Read More