Eight patient engagement trends to watch

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Boosting 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. To determine where the industry stands when it comes to patient engagement, and what providers are doing to increase it, CDW Healthcare recently surveyed 200 patients and 200 providers. The results provide a … Read More

Patient engagement requires trust, tools and a personal touch to succeed

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Providers must establish a respectful relationship with patients if they want to have a positive impact on behavior. Technology can help but it’s not a substitute for reaching people where they live and work. Despite all the conversation around it these past few years, the fact remains that patient engagement can be somewhat amorphous. Pinning down just what works and … Read More

Can Digital Communication, mHealth Boost Patient Satisfaction?

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A new study shows that providers should turn to mHealth devices and digital communication tools to boost patient satisfaction levels. Although there is a high rate of patient satisfaction with primary care providers, there is still room for improvement with regard to digital communication and patient engagement technologies, one survey shows. The survey, conducted via Harris Poll and sponsored by … Read More