RightPatient Blog: Cloud-Based Biometric Patient Identification for Healthcare Patient Safety

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Strategies which help ACOs to improve patient outcomes

The individual entities in any Accountable Care Organization…
August 20, 2019/by Matt Gibson
patient matching challenges

Unique identifiers will lead to a reduction of patient matching challenges

If you are a follower of this blog, then you will know how huge…
August 18, 2019/by Matt Gibson
physician burnout

Physician burnout is a multi-billion dollar problem because of EHRs

Well, the cat's out of the bag now. EHR (electronic health record)…
August 16, 2019/by Matt Gibson
unique patient identifier

Unique patient identifier is what everyone is demanding for patient safety

Patient identification errors are nothing new- everyone in the…
August 14, 2019/by Matt Gibson
patient identification errors

Patient identification errors are the most common EHR generated issues

According to a recent survey, patient identification errors are…
August 12, 2019/by Matt Gibson

Patient experience in healthcare is vital for both hospitals and patients

Patients are customers of the healthcare industry, and like conventional…
August 10, 2019/by Matt Gibson

What are health systems doing to improve the patient experience?

Unsurprisingly, there is a lot of competition present in the…
August 8, 2019/by Matt Gibson

Another one added to the endless list of patient misidentifications stories

Another day, another one added to the endless patient misidentifications…
August 6, 2019/by Matt Gibson

Importance of patient identification and EHRs- What you need to know

When it was at its introductory stage, the official representatives…
August 4, 2019/by Matt Gibson

Healthcare’s most significant issue- Improving patient safety

Whenever medical records do not match with patients and are out…
August 2, 2019/by Matt Gibson

Patient safety issues occur due to EHR misidentifications

When electronic health records (EHRs) were introduced, people…
July 31, 2019/by Matt Gibson

Patient engagement apps are reducing hospital readmission rates

According to a recent study, patient engagement technologies…
July 29, 2019/by Matt Gibson

Patient misidentification cases are persistent as no industry-wide solution exists

Synchronizing medical information with the appropriate patients…
July 21, 2019/by Matt Gibson

Patient engagement is the key to improved patient outcomes

Why might any healthcare provider contact their patients after…
July 19, 2019/by Matt Gibson

Patient identification error causes yet another grave mistake

Another day, another mistaken patient identification error. However,…
July 17, 2019/by Matt Gibson

Can hospitals achieve better patient outcomes through patient engagement tools?

Let’s face it- no patient thinks about going home and logging…
July 15, 2019/by Matt Gibson
patient engagement solutions motivate physicians

How patient engagement solutions benefit physicians

The number of patients who seek treatments for their ailments…
July 2, 2019/by Matt Gibson
patient experience improvement causes satisfied patients

Process Improvement Methodologies are used for Patient Experience Improvement

Healthcare organizations are continually pursuing ways to improve…
June 18, 2019/by Matt Gibson
patient engagement

Patient Engagement and Patient Experience help reducing hospital readmissions

Patient engagement refers to the concept of the patient's behavior…
June 11, 2019/by Matt Gibson
patient matching improvements

Hospitals are Prioritizing Patient Matching Accuracy

Patient identification has been haunting the healthcare industry…
June 2, 2019/by Matt Gibson
Scanning a patient for identification

Hospitals Need a Better Patient Matching System to Identify “John Does”

Patient identification or lack thereof is a topic which we hear…
May 31, 2019/by Matt Gibson
Patient experience

Patient experience and patient engagement: Is there any difference?

There are quite some differences between engagement and experience.…
May 24, 2019/by Matt Gibson
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Ways in which patient engagement strategies prevent hospital readmission

One of the main determinants of performance in the healthcare…
May 22, 2019/by Matt Gibson
Statistics regarding how low HAC score reduces CMS and incurs loss

CMS cuts payments to 800 hospitals for patient safety incidents – is yours next?

Patient safety incidents should be taken seriously by all hospitals.…
May 15, 2019/by Mizan Rahman
Piece of medical record over other documents

The curious case of a mistaken patient identity

Mistaken patient identities in the healthcare industry are nothing…
May 10, 2019/by Matt Gibson

EHRs: Why are physicians and patients dissatisfied with them?

Electronic health records (EHRs) are supposed to make things…
September 5, 2018/by Michael Trader

Making the most of patient wait times

The U.S. healthcare system has long suffered from the problem…
August 14, 2018/by Mizan Rahman

Reducing opioid abuse by knowing the right patient

The US is enduring a massive opioid abuse epidemic. Not only…
July 16, 2018/by Michael Trader