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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

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