In this webinar, we’ll look at how OSF Health Care partnered with Binary Fountain to unify their patient feedback and response process by responding to feedback publicly and providing patients with a superior health care experience through open access to data and community reviews.
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A gray wave is poised to wash over this country thanks to the aging of the baby boomers, and it is a wave whose effects will be felt from coast to coast. Today, seniors are 15 percent of the American population, but in less than 20 years, adults 65 and older will comprise 22 percent of our citizens (see Figure 1). In fact, it is predicted that the number of Medicare-age adults will outnumber children under the age of 18 by 2035, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2017 National Population Projections.
“Radical convenience” has transformed the way Henry Ford Health System delivers care to their patients. Learn how you can use new, non-traditional health care delivery technologies, such as telemedicine, online scheduling, convenience clinics and social media applications to deliver higher quality, more efficient patient care. Speakers
What needs to happen to replace health care consumer confusion and complexity with customer confidence and contentment? Learn more about the health care customer experience during this session.
What happens when a former executive from Starwood Hotels and Resorts takes over marketing at a physician practice? Florida Orthopaedic Institute implemented a strategy for creating a 5-star customer experience — and attracting more patients — with online reputation management playing a vital role.
Customizing care for seniors will gain significance as more and more baby boomers age into this varied group. Learn lessons from one health system in its multi-faceted approach to meeting the needs of Medicare/the senior population.
As health system leaders, this means we’ve scoped our value proposition to address patient issues — when we should really be scoping our value proposition to engage and encompass entire lifetimes. Cue health care consumerism: moving past the limited focus on the inpatient experience to truly meet people where they are outside of hospital walls
This session will help you learn where your organization is on a consumerist journey and how to position the organization for success in this new world of the consumer.
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.
The University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) addresses a facility issue through "design sprint," which incorporates such concepts as "creating consumer experiences," and "being nimble to exceed the rate of change," as described in the SHSMD's report Bridging Worlds: The Future Role of the Healthcare Strategist, Second Edition.
Brookwood Baptist Health’s patients bear the burden of rising out-of-pocket costs like never before. They expect to pay more upfront, and they demand better cost estimates for procedures and more flexible payment options.
Facing increasing high-deductible health plan enrollment and a consolidating market, Emory Healthcare's leadership team needed to understand how their patients make healthcare decisions and the role that price played in where they went for care. To do this, Emory carried out in-depth customer focused work and price benchmarking to understand its relative position and the role of price in consumer choice.
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."
Patients' personal investment in healthcare is higher now than ever before, and so are their expectations. In this consumerist environment, quality of experience is a prime factor in driving loyalty. This article explores both quantitative and qualitative approaches that are needed to grasp the entire patient choice decision-making journey.
This article describes how organizations can approach efforts to improve the patient experience, including examples of strategies gleaned from other industries. The article also highlights how one progressive hospital—Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula—is using mobile and digital technology to gain insights and meet consumer needs in real time.
Explore stories of how human-centered design can infuse humanity and bring about cultural change within a hospital, mediating organizational needs with those of end users who may be stressed or vulnerable. Hear about innovative projects that span the design of systems, clinical processes, services, environments, digital interactions, and printed materials.
In 2015, The University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) became one of the first health systems in the nation to focus on creating exceptional patient experiences using human-centered design. Here are answers to several questions about the health system's new approach to experience design.
The pace of change is intensifying in health care. Providers and businesses nationwide are working tirelessly to stay on top of new technological advancements, innovative competitors, and rapidly changing consumer expectations.
Taking a System-Level Approach to Patient Access to Improve Patient Experience and Care Coordination
Patient referrals are often a piece of paper with a specialist's name and phone number on them, which leaves patients with the burden of navigating the referral and coordinating their own care. This session will present novel ways to standardize referral management, provider data management, and patient access across a health system's multiple patient access points in order to improve the patient experience, increase patient conversion and retention, and fully leverage the clinical expertise within a network.
HealthEast, a four-hospital system serving the Minneapolis-St. Paul region, was determined to make good use of its patient portal—to improve health outcomes by sharing proactive, consistent health information that patients could access anywhere. Read more about their implementation of two digital health tools.