M3-Patient Experience

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

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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

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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

Research Shows You Can Improve Patient Satisfaction With Just One Endeavor

Improving Patient Satisfaction Through Employee Engagement If Mama Ain’t Happy Here in Tennessee, we have a saying: “If mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” Let’s turn a blind eye towards the horrendous grammar, and focus on the point of the Read More