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Enhancing the Patient Experience Through Empathy
30 Mar

We all are familiar with the saying “it’s not what you say, but how you say it”.  How a patient hears news about their prognosis is vital to making sure they have a clear understanding of their treatment plan and helps to promote trust.  Hospitals cannot improve their HCAHPS scores if they cannot improve communication skills between patients and their providers.

Patient’s Wish List
16 Mar

Most of us do not realize the challenges faced by patients who are admitted into a hospital.  Many times basic things we take for granted can be taken away from the patient due to specific rules created by the facility. This can range from simple things such as choosing when to go to bed, when to get up and having complete privacy when performing daily activities. 

Nurses Rank Highest in Ethics and Honesty
02 Mar

I am sure most people would not be surprised to learn that nurses ranked as the most honest and ethical profession for the 14th straight year. In fact, nurses rank 17 percentage points higher above any other profession, according to the most recent Gallup poll.

Specialty Hospitals - They put the “Hospitality” into the word “Hospital”
24 Feb

It’s pretty simple folks. If someone were to ask you “what types of facilities do you think score the highest in Patient Satisfaction Scores?” what would your answer be? If you answered Specialty Hospitals then you would be Correct!

PatientSecure palm scanning technology
10 Feb

A woman, we’ll call Hilda, dials 911. When the paramedics arrive, they decide she needs to be taken to the hospital.  The neighbor helps find her driver’s license and social security card for admitting records.  Hilda isn’t able to speak any more when she arrives at the hospital.  After being admitted as a “Jane Doe”, her husband and neighbor arrive at the hospital.

National Women Physicians Day - Sponsored by Physician Moms Group (PMG)
03 Feb

Physician Moms Group (PMG) has declared February 3rd as the first annual National Women Physicians Day. The non-profit organization did so in an effort to bring awareness and appreciation to women in the field of medicine. The date of new celebration was not selected at chance, but rather to honor a strong female that has made significant contributions to the healthcare industry.

Healthcare issues & trends to be aware of in 2016
13 Jan

With each New Year come new trends. While I find it a must to follow all new fashion trends, it is even more important to follow healthcare trends. These trends not only affect consumers, but also employers and insurers. Like fashion trends, healthcare trends can affect everyone’s day-to-day life.

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!
21 Dec

To kick-off the holiday celebrations, let’s take a look back our most top-clicked posts for 2015 and give thanks for having had another great year:

Scrubs: Unisex is out & style is in
Healthcare today is changing at a rapid pace. Not only is it changing in the way we receive and administer patient care and a focus on the patient as a consumer, but also in the type of uniforms being requested by today’s healthcare employees.

Why are millennials avoiding their doctors?
16 Dec

“The doctor would like to see you in a year, would you like to schedule your next appointment now?”  This is the line you probably are used to hearing as you try to exit your doctor’s office.  At this moment a million things run through my mind - where will I be in a year?  Will I still be living locally?  Will I have the same insurance policy?  How can they expect me to know when I am going to available be next year when I have a hard enough time committing to weekend plans?  

02 Dec

The end of open enrollment for Medicare is right around the corner – December 7! While I am personally nowhere near the enrollment age for Medicare, I know it is always a hot topic in the news, especially this time of year.  As beneficiaries review their options for 2016, there are a few aspects they should pay extra attention to:

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