Archive for October 28th, 2013

Keys to a Quality Patient Engagement Strategy

Patient engagement advisors

Every day, doctors see about two million patients, the majority of whom are satisfied with their care. These statistics reveal that, in general, patient satisfaction is quite high:

  • According to Becker’s Hospital Review, 77% of U.S. healthcare patients are satisfied with their healthcare providers.
  • According to a February 2012 study by HawkPartners/ICARE Global Patient Pulse, 84% of U.S. patients are satisfied with the care they receive from their pharmacists.
  • Only about 12% of U.S. patients wish there were shorter wait times for appointments and procedures.
  • Business Wire reports that American patients feel satisfied with their primary care physicians about 93% of the time.

As part of the effort to encourage a greater focus on patient-centered care, th

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