The meteoric rise of consumerism is one of the most the most significant challenges facing the health care field. Today's consumers expect the same transparency, convenience and personalization from their health care providers that they receive from Netflix, Amazon and even their bank.
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Piedmont Healthcare is creating a customer experience that rivals that of other industries.
Designing the Future of Health Care Consumerism: The Role, Relevance and Revelation of Patient Cohorts
Navicent Health identified four key objectives that would guide its strategy to become the health system of choice for consumers. One of these is "Engaging consumers in meaningful ways" with a focus on understanding Navicent Health's various types of patient cohorts and what motivates them when seeking health care. This article details their approach to patient journey mapping.
When large, data-driven, consumer- oriented companies such as Google and Amazon announce they are entering the health care space, hospitals and health systems must be ready to change, update, and innovate in order to continue to be successful.
A well told story can be a powerful marketing tool, especially in healthcare. One patient's experience can impact a prospective patient's thinking, actions, and behaviors, enabling them to explore potential healthcare decisions through a highly personal lens. This article explores the success of a campaign that El Camino Hospital implemented to share patient narratives.
Extended hours and same-day appointments are fine, but not nearly enough to give today's consumers the convenience and access they desire. "What people really want is on-demand access," says David James, MD, CEO of Memorial Hermann Medical Group in Houston. "…They just need to get things done, and time has become really important for them."
We are in a renaissance. The rate of change in the healthcare marketplace is moving at an accelerated pace. There are more opportunities than ever before for healthcare strategists, but there are greater challenges to refine and build upon their skillsets in preparation for an unknown future. Read about the skills and attributes necessary to succeed in a rapidly evolving healthcare environment.
Today, many people in the hospital industry are trying to "think different" about healthcare. How can we use technology to redesign the way people interact with caregivers, become more active, and manage their own health? The answer might come from the tech industry itself.