Meaningful Use Stage 2 requires healthcare providers to allow patients online access to their health information. As part of the requirements, at least, 5% of patients must actually use the online patient portals. A recent survey showed that 87.5% of organizations had an electronic health record (EHR) system, and only 33.2% had a patient portal. […]
If you are like most providers, you have invested heavily in building a variety of patient resources, like:
- Nurse hotlines
- Educational materials
- Health fairs
- And many more…
Our health assessments can help you drive utilization of these patient resources, by making them the “call-to-action” links on the Results screen or in follow-up emails.
You can connect the right patients (based on risk level, i.e. “High Risk,” “Moderate Risk,” or “Low Risk,”) with the right patient resources for that audience.
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According to a 2014 study conducted at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, patient education for diabetes patients improved health outcomes significantly by empowering them with tools for improved self-care and compliance. A higher level of patient education has been shown to reduce unnecessary admissions, follow-up phone calls or visits, and time spent in the physician’s office tends to […]enagement, health literacy, patient education, patient outcomes, patient resources