6 Strategies Healthcare Providers Can Use to Improve Patient Experience

Most healthcare providers today understand that consumerism and the growing “power of the patient” is a primary driving force behind the current wave of a recent industry transformation. However, the Prophet and GE Healthcare Patient Experience Survey 2016 results reveal that providers and patients have conflicting perspectives on how the patient experience is currently viewed […]

Patient Trend: Comparison Shopping

“Comparison shopping” is a term that’s often heard in conjunction with consumer goods and services, but it’s quickly making its way into the healthcare market. Up until recently, many consumers assumed that healthcare pricing was standardized—a procedure would cost the same no matter where they had it done and by whom. But, this isn’t the […]

The Affordable Care Act May Be Fighting its Final Battle… Will it Affect You?

The healthcare industry has hit a critical point—and a majority of Americans don’t have any idea what’s potentially about to hit them. By the end of June, the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, may be turned upside down, potentially stripping 6.4 million people of health insurance subsidies in 34 states across the country. […]

Can Hospitals and Patients Really Afford the Affordable Care Act?

The Affordable Care Act is anything but affordable for some, causing both patients and hospitals to suffer the consequences. Now, just over a year after ACA implementation, many low- to moderate-income Americans are still unable to pay for health insurance and/or medical bills. Falling into the Health Assistance Gap One of the biggest selling points […]

Satisfaction Guaranteed: How to Increase Hospital Revenue Without Sacrificing Patient Retention

The Affordable Care Act has changed the face of the healthcare insurance industry, making practical medical payment solutions for patients even more critical. But who do medical payment plans really benefit—the hospital or the patient? The answer is both. Instead of taking the familiar route to hiring a collection agency, hospitals can choose to offer […]