How to text appointment reminders to patientsAugust 17th 2021
Appointment reminders are a great place to begin text messaging patients. Patients want them, laws (e.g., TCPA) are relatively lenient toward them, and they can reduce no-shows. See how to text message patient appointment reminders effectively.
Getting patients enrolled in text messagingAugust 12th 2021
Text messaging patients is a great way to boost engagement. But, it can be difficult to get patients enrolled in a text messaging service. Spam calls and texts are pervasive and TCPA penalizes improper text messaging practices.
Texting patients is a double-edged sword. It can increase recalls, boost satisfaction, and improve care. But, it can also put hinder regulatory compliance and increase staff stress. Here are five tips to reduce these risks and make texting work for you.
How mobile apps are transforming the patient-doctor experienceJuly 30th 2021
Mobile apps have completely changed the medical field by providing healthcare professionals a safe, streamlined way to connect with patients and colleagues from anywhere. While virtual visits won’t completely replace seeing patients in person, doctors will need to equip their practices with up-to-date tech to keep up with the competition and patient demands.
Texting patients is now an expectationJuly 28th 2021
Text messaging is one of the best ways to boost patient satisfaction, increase appointment consistency, and improve care compliance. Texting your patients should go beyond just appointment reminders. And yet, there is more technical complexity and risk with texting patients than other communication channels.
Telemedicine and telehealth litigation risk rises as demand soarsJuly 26th 2021
One of the biggest risks is the act of practicing medicine virtually and the challenges of virtual examinations, reviewing diagnostics, communicating with the patient, loss of contextual clues, etc.
Remote monitoring a valuable tool for reducing heart failure readmissions and hospitalizationsJuly 22nd 2021
Advances in remote monitoring are allowing for physician practices to further monitor heart failure patients on a regular basis, without the patients needing to leave their home. This real-time data provides seamless connectivity, improved clinical outcomes and reductions of adverse events.