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2014-09-15 12:24:43

Online Physician Reviews Support Patient Engagement and Performance Improvement BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report released today, Press Ganey details how transparency of patient experience data drives improved provider performance and enables more patient-centered care. The Performance Insights report, "Transparency Strategies: Online Physician Reviews for Improving Care and Reducing Suffering," profiles three innovative health systems that implemented their own...

2014-09-11 23:03:38

Annual Healthcare Event Brings Together Leaders, Physicians, Staff, Patients and Family Members to Expand Global Dialogue on Improving Patient Experience Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Beryl Institute announces four keynote speakers, 46 breakout sessions and three pre-conference workshops included in Patient Experience Conference 2015, to be held April 8-10 at Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Patient Experience Conference is the largest independent, non-provider or vendor related...

2014-09-10 16:26:32

Company Also Announces Customer Award Recognition WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vree Health, a company that combines technology with direct personal interaction to influence positive behavioral change and help improve patient outcomes, today announced the launch of its EngageAdvantage(TM) platform. The EngageAdvantage platform is designed to help healthcare providers lower costs, improve patient outcomes, and optimize resources and communication across...

2014-07-23 23:19:28

Patient-centered care is an innovative approach that focuses on delivering better quality outcomes, a better patient experience and lowering the cost of care. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 New study findings released today confirm that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s patient-centered program is working to improve the coordination of care and lower costs. The 2013 patient-centered study is the largest to date and includes more than 200,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members....

2014-07-23 00:21:24

- Greater patient engagement is essential to more cost-effective healthcare NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients and their caregivers should be much more involved in treatment choices, health planning and research, according to a new report from KPMG International. The report, What Works: Creating new value with patients, caregivers and communities, examines how existing models of care fail to engage patients sufficiently, which can result in over-diagnosis,...

2014-06-12 23:06:12

Horizon's innovative, lower cost plans for small group employers to be available July 1 Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is continuing its work to transform the way health care is delivered in the state by introducing two, innovative new health plans for small employers that encourage members to take advantage of the state’s largest network of patient-centered practices. The new plans will be available on July 1, 2014, and will be Horizon...

2014-05-19 12:25:40

Presents Framework to Understand and Address Patient Suffering to Improve the Patient Experience BOSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report released today, Press Ganey presents a framework to deconstruct and address patient suffering as part of the mission to achieve patient-centered care. The 2014 Strategic Insights report, Reducing Suffering: The Path to Patient-Centered Care, outlines an approach to both understand and address sources of avoidable suffering across the patient...

2014-03-27 12:23:35

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of ongoing efforts to provide flooring systems that advance health, healing and wellness in the healthcare built environment, Tarkett, the worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, announced today collaborative partnerships with four leading healthcare organizations: NXT Health, Planetree, Practice Greenhealth, and The Center for Health Design (CHD). The partnerships are integral...

2014-03-25 08:27:30

PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new book, "Against All Odds: How To Move from Provider-Centered Care to Patient-Centered Care," DNP, RN and nurse educator Ruth Tarantine shares how her family learned to prevail against a broken and dangerous health care system, giving a detailed plan of action that provides power, knowledge and hope to caregivers, health care providers, patients and policy makers. As a professional with decades of experience, Tarantine expected to...

2014-02-20 23:04:24

As hospitals struggle to better educate and engage patients in their own care, Allen Technologies is introducing a new interactive solution that significantly increases patient engagement and improves hospital efficiency. The comprehensive tablet system is deployed on a Panasonic Toughpad A1 and offers direct access to medical record information that is easy to read and understand by the end user – the patient. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 As hospitals struggle to better...


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