A study conducted by Zipnosis and Washington-based MultiCare Health System showed healthcare organizations could increase patient acquisition by using virtual care.
When you are running an orthopedic practice, you are no longer just a doctor – you are also a business owner. And every thriving business needs to market its services in the marketplace. In short, promoting and marketing your orthopedic practice is an integral part of your healthcare marketing plan. Like all other businesses, orthopedic practices must implement digital marketing strategies for accomplishing their long-term and short-term goals.
It is time for radiology residents to receive proper training about patient- and family-centered care (PFCC), according to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
A funnel of referrals is the lifeblood of every orthopedic surgeon, and your practice needs loyal referral sources in order to fill that funnel on a continual basis. Here are four steps every orthopedic practice can take to build that foundation.
It may be premature to call it a trend, but stories of urgent care operators taking their services directly to patients continue to pop up around the country. It’s becoming a more appealing prospect to payers, too. Most recently, Mercy Care Plan granted its members access to DispatchHealth in the Phoeniz, AZ metropolitan area. The service allows patients who may be too ill or frail to travel to the emergency room or an urgent care center to stay home while a provider comes to them.
A telemedicine program to manage care for sports-related orthopedic injuries reduces the cost and time of treatment, according to physicians at two prominent Mid-Atlantic health systems. It also rates quite highly on the patient satisfaction scale.
Teleradiology Provider Enhances Productivity with Konica Minolta PACS Published on March 28, 2018
Nine months after the implementation of Exa PACS from Wayne, N.J.-based Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., teleradiology provider Radiology Imaging Solutions, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., one of the state’s largest radiology imaging suppliers, has significantly increased volume and productivity.
A report presented March 5, 2018 at HIMSS found 59 percent of American consumers want a healthcare digital customer experience to be more like online retailers.
Over 1.8 million emergency room visits related to a diagnosis of eczema took place between 2006 and 2012, costing patients hours of waiting and their insurance providers millions of dollars. What’s more, the trend indicates the number will continue to rise. The question is, why? The likely answer—besides the fact that it takes forever to secure an appointment with a dermatologist—is that too many people are unfamiliar with the full capabilities of their closest urgent care center.