Patient Engagement

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

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

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

What To Expect From Your Patients in 2021: Over-informed, Confused, and Distrustful

Last week we began our expectations for 2021 by initially characterizing the new kind of patient directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In case you missed it, feel free to catch up here. In a nutshell: the rising rates of 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

Your Patients Want Help Navigating Their Healthcare Safely

Am I the only one who wished there was a “How-to-Do-Life-During-a-Global-Pandemic-for-Dummies” handbook at the initial outbreak of COVID-19? There were so many unknowns: “How am I going to buy groceries?”, “What do I do about my son’s doctor appointments?”, “Do Read More

Patients Really Want More Patience and Less Anxiety

An Anxious America Do you remember the first time you went to the grocery store after the initial outbreak of COVID-19? I do. I walked in wearing my mask, armed with a can of disinfectant wipes and a bottle of Read More