Amid the uncertainty of the current healthcare landscape, one thing remains clear: keeping patients satisfied is essential to both patient health and the health of your practice. It can help boost patient referral and retention, save practice time, and affect reimbursement. Learn more
As healthcare continues its shift from volume- to value-based care, the quality of care that you and your practice provide has never been more important. This focus on quality—and the quality metrics that support it—will not only change the way you care for your patients. It will also change the way you are compensated for that care.
Once the leading cause of cancer death for women in the U.S., cervical cancer is now the easiest gynecologic cancer to prevent—due to regular screening.1 In the last 40 years, routine Pap smears have helped to significantly reduce the number of cervical cancer cases and deaths in the U.S.2
Fewer than half of all adults and children get the flu vaccine each year.1 You’ve heard the reasons: “I never get the flu, I’ve heard you can get the flu from the vaccine,” and so on. This year, try having the article below available in your waiting room. It clears up some common misunderstandings about the flu and could convince more patients to get vaccinated. Click here to print the patient handout.
Getting diabetes patients to follow their treatment plans to the letter can be challenging, as evidenced by the high rate of nonadherence for chronic conditions overall. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), half of all medications for chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus are not taken as prescribed.1