patient engagement

Roundup of the APhA 2017 Annual Meeting and ExpositionThis year's meeting highlighted the opioid epidemic and ways pharmacists can improve patient care.
What providers need to do to improve chronic careA West survey finds that an overwhelming number of chronic care patients say they need help managing their disease.
Automated health tracking boosts patient engagement, study showsConnected devices and apps eliminating the need for manual tracking drive better long-term engagement in healthy activities, a study from Walgreens and Scripps Translational Science, shows.
Lunch is for losersTaking a customer service approach to practicing medicine means happier patients and physicians
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017For the fourth consecutive year, Medical Economics reveals its list of obstacles physicians will face in the coming year and, more importantly, how to overcome them.
Payer-provider partnership drives value: Execs share lessons learnedHumana and Oak Street Health share the challenges and opportunities of moving away from the fee-for-service model to value-based care.
Staying connected to patients beyond the office visit
Staying connected to patients beyond the office visitThe growth of smartphone usage is giving physicians new ways to stay connected with patients and improve their care, and evidence shows that communication outside of the office setting is acceptable and can help improve outcomes.
How patients benefit when we move beyond HCAHPSAs is often the case in healthcare and business, no one single tool provides sufficient information to create sustainable solutions for a challenge at hand. And so it goes with the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) survey.
How to stay engaged with patients—in spite of your EHRToday’s physicians are busier than ever tackling high-volume schedules, chasing quality metrics and interpreting scads of data flowing into the electronic health record (EHR) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Time and agendaI have recognized a recurring theme among physicians. “Medicine is not what it used to be,” a colleague had once said.