This past March, Children's National Hospital [TAG] joined forces with NRC Health for a way to increase its phone calls post-discharge and avoid preventable readmissions. The hospital implemented a 6 month pilot program using robocalls to ask parents how their children are doing since being discharged. →
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The digital consumerism revolution has touched every segment of the economy. As readers of this blog know, its effects on patient decision-making are both well-documented and profound.Those effects are also moving at a blistering pace. It’s no longer enough for health systems to prepare for the industry’s consumerist future; that future has already arrived. Health organizations must instead anticipate the consumerist changes to come. →
2019 has marked yet another year of the technological revolution, with the workforce becoming more and more dependent on technological innovations, and much of it becoming automated. The force of consumer preferences is becoming even more powerful as industries customize experiences to meet consumer expectations, and healthcare continues to be disrupted by more convenient and high-tech options like Amazon and MinuteClinics.NRC Health strives to maintain a focused and helpful narrative to enable you, our readers, to stay ahead of... →
"We're on a journey to become a customer-obsessed company, and NRC Health's voice-of-the-customer platform is a key tool we're using to do that," said Ron Thieme, CHN's VP and chief experience officer. "We need to be intimately familiar with our customers, and NRC Health's solutions are critical for getting us there." →
The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey hasn’t changed since its inception in 2006. Healthcare leaders have long wanted to see it reformed. Now, hospital groups are making the case for a major HCAHPS overhaul.The cause for the upheaval of a 13-year-old process is due largely in part to the impact on the complete care journey, specifically the patient experience. In order to incite change in today’s healthcare ecosystem, patients need more opportunities to share... →