Patient Engagement

10 Steps to Maximizing Patient Loyalty and Effecting Positive Change within a Physician Group Practice

How to Effectively Use Real-time Patient Feedback to Effect Positive Change within a Physician Group Practice Since 1995 I have had the privilege of working with physician practices to help improve the patient experience. Between 1995 and now many things Read More

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Turn Patient Dissatisfaction Into Trust and Assurance

Turning Dissatisfaction Into Trust & Assurance Last week we unpacked the unique opportunity of strengthening the patient-provider relationship by monitoring feedback consistently and responding quickly. In his blog, “Service Recovery: Turn Unhappy Customers Into Loyal Fans,” author Harsh Vardhan writes, 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