Patients Speak: 6 Social Media Expectations
1) Find Information quickly

2) Streamline information: Access is key. Key information should be clear, concise, and readily available

3) Cater to the older generations! Due to the future growth of the older population, healthcare marketing strategies should strive to accommodate this audience specifically

4) Did you know only 1/3 of patients actually consider themselves engaged in their healthcare decision-making?

5) Proactively reaching out to clinicians for general health concerns.

6) Reassurance and support with the healing process

Social Media: Patient Expectations

What Could you do with $628 Million in Federal Grants?
A Massachusetts hospital sets a new bar for prospective healthcare recipients to show that pre-initiative pays off, literally. As a result of Massachusetts’ “master plan” for the Delivery System Transformation Initiatives (DSTI) program, the Obama administration confirmed eligibility to receive $628 million in federal and state reimbursements. How are these funds allocated? Many report, a much-needed modernization of their IT data base infrastructure. Thus far, seven safety net hospitals have been designated to receive DSTI funds in promising to improve their management of integrated delivery, care quality, and outcome tracking of population-focused health.


Federal Grants

The Latest Healthcare Buzz: Value-Based Purchasing

This new payment model demands a replacement of fee-for-service reimbursement. As a result, hospital and healthcare executives are beginning to initiate necessary cost saving IT infrastructural improvements. The obstacle? Jumping through the necessary hoops while still avoiding a fiscal chasm Deciding how to properly allocate funds will be vital. In a recent study, 49% of senior executives reported that they plan to invest in system integration across all applications while 47% of these healthcare leaders plan to also call for a higher number of health information exchange (HIX) networks.

Value-Based Purchasing

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