physician communication

Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns?
Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns?Patients need cost information to make the best treatment decisions. But physicians are coming up short.
Five leadership traits necessary for physician executivesHere is a list of critical concepts physician leaders must master—and instill in others—in order to thrive.
Eight patient engagement trends to watchBoosting patient engagement is critical as the industry shifts toward value-based payments. For payers and providers, higher engagement increases the likelihood of positive outcomes at lower costs.
Successful payer-provider collaborations: 4 characteristics
Successful payer-provider collaborations: 4 characteristicsWhile value-based reimbursement presents opportunities for payers and providers, succeeding in such a reimbursement model can be challenging. Here are four things to strive for that could increase the likelihood of success in a value-based reimbursement model.
Improving heart failure outcomes with mobile appsAt the 2015 AHA Fall Conference, Zubin J. Eapen, MD discussed the movement of physician-patient communication to preventative care. Mobile communication is emerging as the new way to contact patients.
Hospitals get big payoff from higher physician engagementTexas Children's Hospital has worked hard to increase physician engagement, and the payoff has been huge.
Five tips to increase physician engagement
Improve communication at your healthcare system: 3 tipsHere are three ways to help your organization improve the patient experience through better communication between healthcare staff and patients.