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How Patient Engagement Data Can Inform Clinical Practice Guidelines

At Lafayette General Health (LGH), our bariatric program was thrilled to be one of the early adopters of GetWell Loop, along with our orthopedic service line and emergency department. The automated patient engagement solution has been instrumental in better supporting and guiding discharged patients, allowing care teams to address questions and concerns in a timely

Are You Putting Your Patients at Risk?

Across the country, health systems have made significant investments in recent years installing electronic health records (EHRs) — sometimes spending tens of millions of dollars. Eight years after the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act offered providers incentives to adopt EHRs, many organizations have completed their big push.

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“All We Wanted to do Was Say, ‘Thank you.’”

Editor’s Note Ten years ago, GetWellNetwork crossed paths with a family whose mission was pure and whose commitment was profound. They were on a mission to recognize nurses for the extraordinary compassionate care they provide every day. It was a goal born out of their own loss. The movement started by the founders of The

PROMs: Bringing the Voice of the Patient into the Equation

The pressure to hold down healthcare costs, maximize clinical quality and improve patient experience has stimulated new approaches to measuring value, and places greater focus on the use of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs).

Health Networks See a Return on Investment in Patient Engagement

Some healthcare providers are still deciding whether they want to implement an automated patient engagement solution, but a growing number of hospitals and health systems are moving forward with it. When they do, they quickly find that daily engagement builds patient loyalty and increases referrals.

The Hidden Actors in Hospital Readmissions

When a patient is discharged from the hospital, being readmitted is just about the last thing he or she wants. Not only does a readmission carry with it implicit medical stressors, but there are a multitude of family, community, social, economic and quality-of-life implications. While some readmissions can neither be anticipated nor prevented, readmissions that

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5 Things to Consider Before you Select a Patient Engagement Platform

As health systems increasingly seek out ways to improve patient experience and achieve better outcomes, patient engagement platforms have flooded the market. Yes, the number of options can be overwhelming and, yes, if you haven’t identified a platform yet, now is the time to get started.