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Platinum Award-Winning Mobile Websites Offer Enhanced User Experience

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// By Arthur Hill // For Inspira Health and University of Iowa Health Care, mobile design is not an afterthought. Today, according to CTIA, a trade organization for the wireless communications industry, Americans own 499 million wireless devices capable of transmitting and receiving broadband signals 117 percent faster than just 13 years ago. In 2021, Read More

Tech-Enabled Appointment Management Solution Improves Efficiency and Access

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Let’s face it. Demand for medical services today exceeds supply, partly driven by the nationwide shortage of physicians and nurses. Appointments for even the most basic services are often available weeks, if not months, into the future. For specialty care, wait times can be much longer. With these dynamics, providing timely care for patients is Read More

Managing Access: OrthoSC Uses Technology to Open the Front Door Wider

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// By Ron Shinkman // How a busy orthopedic practice optimizes capacity and makes online appointment scheduling easier for patients. Let’s face it. Demand for medical services today exceeds supply, partly driven by the nationwide shortage of physicians and nurses. Appointments for even the most basic services are often available weeks, if not months, into Read More

How Digital Innovation is Transforming Patient Care at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health

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The web and mobile transformation initiatives at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health focus on enhancing the experience for patients and families by providing digital tools at every touchpoint throughout their care. Stanford Medicine Children’s Health was one of four health-related organizations to receive the Mark Gothberg eHealthcare Organizational Commitment Award at the 23rd Annual eHealthcare Leadership Read More

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Receives Top Honor at 23rd Annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards Presentation

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// By Susan Dubuque // The web and mobile transformation initiatives at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health focus on enhancing the experience for patients and families by providing digital tools at every touchpoint throughout their care. Stanford Medicine Children’s Health was one of four health-related organizations to receive the Mark Gothberg eHealthcare Organizational Commitment Award at Read More

Trendwatch: Latest Mobile Design Trends for Healthcare in 2023

Gregg Shanefelt

Like mobile devices, mobile design is always on the move, constantly adapting to consumer expectations and technology capabilities. We’ve seen trends like M-Dot come and go, followed by responsive design, adaptive design, mobile-first, and device-agnostic design. The crossover year — when mobile usage of the internet overtook desktop usage for the first time — was Read More

What Are the Latest Trends in Mobile Design and Usability for Healthcare?

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Ask the Expert, with Gregg Shanefelt, Principal Engineer, Mobile Development at Phase2 // By Jane Weber Brubaker // Designing to meet consumer expectations is not a one-and-done proposition. Like mobile devices, mobile design is always on the move, constantly adapting to consumer expectations and technology capabilities. We’ve seen trends like M-Dot come and go, followed Read More

How Predictive Search Can Improve the Consumer Online Experience

Jonathan Adams

Predictive search can help your health system’s website be quicker, easier, and more accurate for consumers. Couple that with voice recognition technology and you can help make your website more valuable and accessible to more people than ever. Thanks to new tools and technology, you can make that happen in weeks. To get good search Read More

Improving the Consumer Online Experience with Predictive Search

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 // By Jim Samuel // Predictive search can help your health system’s website be quicker, easier, and more accurate for consumers. Couple that with voice recognition technology and you can help make your website more valuable and accessible to more people than ever. Thanks to new tools and technology, you can make that happen in Read More

Where Healthcare CRM Is Headed in 2023 and Beyond

Seth Kaplan

// By Jared Johnson // As CRM has matured, expectations have changed. Digital leaders at HonorHealth discuss the challenges and opportunities, and the importance of close collaboration between strategy and operations to help internal clients achieve success. Marketers at hospitals and health systems have spent the better part of a decade building the business case Read More

Hackensack Meridian Health Named One of Four Organizations to Receive Top Award at 23rd Annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards Ceremony

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// By Susan Dubuque // To truly meet the healthcare needs of patients and citizens of New Jersey, Hackensack Meridian Health leaders recognized that the system needed to invest in digital health. And the investments had to go beyond purchasing new technology — it would require total commitment at every level of the organization. Hackensack Read More

Survey Reveals Healthcare Consumers Are More Empowered Than Ever

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Consumerism is a growing force in healthcare. The industry has been pushing consumers to take a more active role in their health and wellness for many years. With growing involvement comes a set of growing expectations that healthcare providers will operate on consumers’ terms and that they’ll meet health consumers where they are. In a Read More

The Digital Health Journey: The Consumer Perspective

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// By Ben Dillon // A new survey reveals that consumers are more empowered than ever, and their expectations have grown over the past two years. Consumerism is a growing force in healthcare. The industry has been pushing consumers to take a more active role in their health and wellness for many years. With growing Read More

Leverage Your CRM Capabilities to Close Care Gaps and Humanize Healthcare

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In a post-COVID healthcare industry, how do you better communicate with patients in a way that both closes patient care gaps and improves your healthcare delivery? For one health system, the answer may lie in leveraging your organization’s CRM capabilities. When you put a stake in the ground in a big and high-profile way, everything Read More

Optimized Healthcare Marketing: A Fully Integrated and Transparent Funnel

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“I’ve been a healthcare marketer for what seems like a very long time (20 years), with a big chunk of that at Scripps Health in San Diego,” writes Marc Needham, chief growth officer for Combinaut. “Over that very long period, I’ve seen lots of seemingly impossible problems vanish and other problems that seemed easily remedied Read More

Collaboration: The New Gold Standard for Successful Healthcare Organizations

The pandemic had a silver lining. It took a wrecking ball to the walls that have separated internal departments within health systems. Organizations battling COVID-19 had to break down the silos, join forces, and learn to collaborate in new ways. These newly acquired skills are valuable in a post-pandemic world as well.

Health systems that forge internal alliances unleash their collective strengths and leverage competitive strengths to lead their organizations and the industry in innovation and transformation.

This report is a collection of our best articles on the value of collaboration, with interviews from healthcare leaders who have successfully built coalitions, worked across departmental lines, and brought teams together to accomplish what their organizations needed most.

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Digital Tools Help HonorHealth Match Patients With the Right Level of Care

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When you’re feeling unwell, symptom checkers — online triage tools that identify a range of conditions a user may have based on what the user is experiencing — can be helpful. These tools can encourage patients with potentially life-threatening conditions such as stroke or heart attack to seek immediate care and reassure patients with non-emergent Read More

HonorHealth, Loyal Team Up to Offer AI-Driven Symptom Checker

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// By Althea Fung // Connecting chat functionality with symptom checking and online scheduling helps patients find the right level of care. When you’re feeling unwell, symptom checkers — online triage tools that identify a range of conditions a user may have based on what the user is experiencing — can be helpful. These tools Read More

Helping Consumers Find Care Everywhere

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// By Jane Weber Brubaker // At Northeast Georgia Health System and UPMC, improving access and making digital scheduling easier are top priorities. What does it actually mean for health systems to embark on a digital transformation journey? Among the priorities are making it easier for consumers to find and access the care they need Read More

Northwell Health’s Technology Initiatives Proved Invaluable During COVID

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When the pandemic hit New York City, Northwell Health became a proving ground for new technology solutions to help mitigate the extreme challenges. Having an agile in-house team capable of creating sophisticated new solutions is “a tremendous muscle for the organization,” says Emily Kagan Trenchard. Northwell Health’s homegrown native app, winner of a platinum award Read More

UCLA Health Wins Prestigious Mark Gothberg Award

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UCLA Health was one of three healthcare systems that received the prestigious Mark Gothberg eHealthcare Organizational Commitment Award at the 22nd Annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards held at HCIC in Las Vegas on November 4, 2021. This award is the highest honor conferred by eHealthcare Leadership Awards, with entries evaluated on an organization’s overall digital approach Read More

Northwell Health Takes Digital Patient Experience to New Heights

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// By Jane Weber Brubaker // When the pandemic hit New York City, Northwell Health became a proving ground for new technology solutions to help mitigate the extreme challenges. Having an agile in-house team capable of creating sophisticated new solutions is “a tremendous muscle for the organization,” says Emily Kagan Trenchard. Northwell Health’s homegrown native Read More