Matt Gove, chief consumer officer of Piedmont Healthcare

Why It Pays To Broaden Your Concept of “Patient Experience”

Your brand is the sum of the experiences a customer has with you, says Matt Gove, chief consumer officer at Piedmont Healthcare in Georgia. This definition goes beyond the conventional scope of patient experience, or as Gove consistently refers to it: customer experience. While patient experience historically has been a clinical initiative, with the bulk of Read More

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Matt Gove, chief consumer officer of Piedmont Healthcare

Customer Experience the Piedmont Way

// By Jane Weber Brubaker // Your brand is the sum of the experiences a customer has with you, says Matt Gove, chief consumer officer at Piedmont Healthcare in Georgia. This definition goes beyond the conventional scope of patient experience, or as Gove consistently refers to it: customer experience. Patient experience historically has been a Read More

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Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Healthcare: Keep Watching

“If talk of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) brings to mind comically unfashionable goggles, a dearth of useful applications, and headache-inducing graphics, we’d understand. Until two or three years ago, we thought the same—they were technologies of the future and always would be. But we’ve come full circle in our thinking and so Read More

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James Gardner

How Will Augmented and Virtual Reality Change Healthcare? 4 of Our Favorite Applications

// By James A. Gardner // “Virtual reality was once the dream of science fiction. But the Internet was also once a dream, and so were computers and smartphones. The future is coming.” —Facebook’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg If talk of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) brings to mind comically unfashionable goggles, Read More

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Two World-Class Healthcare Organizations Commit to Giving Patients a Positive Experience with Breakthrough Wayfinding App

Getting lost is no fun. Getting lost when you’re already under a lot of stress is even worse. “Usually people are here because of a life-changing event and more often than not it is not a positive life-changing event, so it is a very stressful situation,” says Peter Haigney, Director of Public Relations at Robert Read More

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Wayfinding Mobile Apps Improve Patient Experience at 2 Large, Complex Facilities

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and the National Institutes of Health adopt Connexient’s wayfinding solution for patient and employee apps. // By Jane Weber Brubaker // “Would you tell me which way I ought to go from here?” asked Alice of the Cheshire Cat. “That depends a good deal on where you want to get Read More

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Uses Native App Development Platform from MobileSmith to Create Branded Apps

It would be a big upgrade to have your branded hospital app available for download in the iTunes or Google Play app stores. But how do you build a native app for Apple and Android devices? If your hospital is like most, you don’t have that expertise in house. The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Read More

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Goes Native with Mobile Apps

When the program manager for the Executive Health program at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) came to Andrew Quinn, Interactive Marketing Director, and asked him to put the program’s printable exercise guide up on the website, Quinn suggested a different approach, a mobile solution. “Everyone has smart phones these days, especially this particular Read More

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Wayfinding App Helps Visitors and Staff at University Health System Find Their Way

By Cheryl L. Serra A person could get plenty lost in the maze of a ten-story, one-million-square-foot new building addition. But leaders at University Health System (UHS) in San Antonio, TX acted quickly to make sure that didn’t happen. They teamed with Etelu to develop a wayfinding application (app) that helps patients, visitors, and staff Read More

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