Why Offer Remote Patient Monitoring to Bariatric Surgery Candidates

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is one of the most powerful tools in the bariatric practitioner’s toolkit. A 2021 BMJ Open systematic review of 91 studies found that RPM reduced emergency presentations, hospital admissions, and length of stay for all disease conditions. Another, bariatric-specific systematic review indicates that eHealth interventions – including remote self-monitoring and reporting […]

The Ultimate Guide to Clinical Communication Between Staff and Patients

Good clinical communication not only encourages patient ownership over their recovery but also fosters a stronger patient-doctor relationship. With patient-focused care, your patients can feel confident in the decisions they are making. Ultimately, this increases the likelihood that they will achieve their health goals. Studies have found that interventions to improve communication resulted in a […]

9 Tips for Providing a Better Patient Experience in Orthopedic Care

A physician collects feedback from a patient with a broken leg to provide a better patient experience

It has never been more critical for orthopedic practices to work toward ensuring a better patient experience. Orthopedic surgeons today face many challenges, including: An uncertain economy A saturated healthcare industry The advent of non-surgical treatment alternatives Rising implant costs Few insurance-reimbursed therapies Increasing demands and delays with prior authorization by insurance companies To stay […]

The 1-2-3 Guide to Workflow Automation for Healthcare and Surgery

A doctor uses workflow automation for healthcare

One innovative technology, two key concepts, three major benefits: discover how to transform your practice with workflow automation for healthcare and surgery. Healthcare workflow automation is a powerful tool. It offers cost savings, improved communication, and lower rates of clinician burnout, all built on a foundation of accessibility and patient-centered care. In fact, through workflow […]

Why Patient Satisfaction in Surgery is Critical

Why Patient Satisfaction in Surgery is Critical How can you measure and improve on the all-important metric of patient satisfaction in surgery? Patient satisfaction is an important consideration for any medical practice. But it’s particularly critical when it comes to surgery. After all, when patients are satisfied with their care, they’re more likely to return […]

Digital Tools for Bariatric Patients: Rich Data & Better Communication

Your patients do not tell you everything, which may hurt both treatment outcomes and your bottom line. This article explains how digital tools for bariatric patients help bridge the information gap, deliver better care, and boost your ROI.        Consider this: Despite overwhelming empirical support for the effectiveness of bariatric surgery, patients continue to underutilize it. […]

How Patient Engagement Directly Results in Patient Retention

Patient engagement is one of the most effective ways to boost patient retention for any clinical practice. According to Emergen Research, the patient engagement solutions market will be worth $41.2 billion by 2027. That’s no mistake: healthcare providers and systems are increasingly seeing the value of patient engagement for improving health outcomes and increasing their […]

3 Tools for Conducting Online Education: Bariatrics Programs Done Right

A clinician plans online education for bariatrics patients

Creating online education for bariatric patients can be easy with the right tools. It should come as no surprise that most patients are online daily. According to Pew Research, 31% of US adults say they are online “almost constantly.” Providing bariatric patient education online not only reaches patients where they already feel most comfortable but […]

5 Online Patient Education Solutions for Your Surgery Practice

A patient in a wheelchair uses online patient education solutions

Every surgery practice should consider trying the five online patient education solutions we’ve listed below. Patient education is a vital part of the surgical journey. A recent study found patients were 11% more knowledgeable and procedures went 14% quicker after web-based patient education.  The landscape has changed. The pandemic forced healthcare to move online at […]

Prevent Burnout: Using Automated Patient Enablement Platforms

A doctor shows her colleague how their automated patient enablement platform can relieve them of day-to-day admin work

Automated patient enablement platforms are the most effective way to reduce burnout amongst clinicians by relieving them of day-to-day admin work. The Covid-19 Pandemic exacerbated an already growing crisis of burnout amongst healthcare professionals. Despite displaying high levels of resilience, one in five healthcare workers have quit their job during the pandemic, and an additional […]