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Highlights from the inaugural PatientX Summit

The inaugural PatientX Summit, powered by Hackensack Meridian Health and NRC Health, welcomed attendees with a common objective: gain a better understanding of how to improve the patient experience through an enhanced connection with healthcare providers and patients. It was an honor to host this forum, and to give leaders like you the chance to come together and devise solutions to healthcare’s most pressing problems.

The Case For Greater Consumer Centricity In Hospital Star Ratings

Today’s healthcare consumers are looking for a better, more customer-centric experience. Regardless of whether CMS ultimately decides to make changes to its star ratings system, consumers will benefit from a better understanding of the methodologies behind ratings systems like this one, and how they may be contrary to consumers’ preconceived expectations of star ratings. As the healthcare industry overall moves toward a more consumerist model, improving the patient experience will continue to be the focus of healthcare organizations everywhere...

Executive Q&A with Dennis W. Pullin, President and CEO at Virtua Health System

Virtua Health’s mission is to help people “be well, get well, stay well.” As Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, the organization’s president and CEO, states, “You can’t follow through with that mission without treating the whole patient first.” Following that logic, Virtua has implemented programs that extend far beyond traditional health care. Examples include a hair salon for cancer patients and a mobile farmers market to address food insecurity. We interviewed Pullin about his guiding principles and how he is...