The Latest Trends in Patient Engagement
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The Latest Trends in Patient Engagement

By Healthcare Tech Outlook | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Patient EngagementMobile health technology can be leveraged by healthcare organizations to ensure patient engagement.

FREMONT, CA: More than anything, consumers prefer excellent services. Hence, it is imperative that healthcare organizations ensure consumer satisfaction. Patients are more likely to come back when they are satisfied with their experience. Healthcare providers need to focus on patient engagement and experience to gain an optimal return on investment (ROI). In this regard, the adoption of new technologies can equip organizations with the necessary tools to ensure patient engagement.

Simplified Accessibility

According to SimilarWeb, over 58 percent of website traffic belongs to mobile devices. Most patients prefer to get their information through mobile devices. Hence, it is advisable for organizations to implement seamless mobile services. Healthcare organizations can also utilize mobile apps to reach their patients and offer simplified access to health records, medication information, and other relevant data.

Automated Reminders

Healthcare organizations can leverage automated reminder systems to assist patients with their medication, appointments, and so on. The reminders could be in the form of texts, app notification, voice-enabled alerts, or even a voice automated phone call. Incorporating the reminder system with electronic health records and scheduling software will not only enable seamless patient assistance but will also ensure patient engagement.

Telemedicine

The adoption of telemedicine can enable healthcare providers to meet with their patients remotely. The communication platforms leverage both video and audio features. They ensure the convenience of patients by allowing them to directly connect with the healthcare providers from their home computers or smartphones.

Patient Monitoring

Remote monitoring technology can enable healthcare providers to observe the condition of their patients suffering from severe health conditions. The availability of relevant health data at their fingertips will assist the healthcare providers in detecting health issues as they arise in the patients, also allowing them to take necessary steps to contain it.

Personalization

Patient education systems can enable organizations to adopt various educational tools to deliver relevant information to the patient. The content can be personalized according to individual needs. It will also allow the creation of content in multiple formats, including audio, video, charts, and virtual assistants. 

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