The healthcare industry overwhelmingly recognizes the patient experience (PX) as a critical initiative—4 out of 5 organizations cite it as a top priority in the next three years. But that near unanimity doesn’t mean all healthcare professionals are on the same page about what the patient experience is or who owns it.
It’s no secret the healthcare industry is at a crossroads—driven by a shift in patient expectations, new mandated policies, and transparency demands. Here are 4 key takeaways from NGPX that will help healthcare organizations (HCOs) evolve accordingly and drive meaningful change in the patient experience.
Did you know 91% of consumers report the patient experience (PX) is very important to them? This means the long-term success of any healthcare organization hinges on its ability to deliver an excellent experience.
As consumers gain more control over their healthcare dollars and decisions, providers recognize the need to deliver patient experiences (PX) that win trust, build loyalty, and bolster their brand. In healthcare, as in retail, creating exceptional patient experiences requires close examination of every touchpoint.
The age of consumer-driven healthcare is upon us, ready or not. Consumers have more options and higher expectations than ever before—putting a premium on the patient experience (PX). But the healthcare industry’s process of collecting feedback on those experiences has not always adapted well to this new environment.
The healthcare industry is rapidly changing, and patients are the driving force. More and more consumers are applying retail behavior to healthcare and frequently shopping for a new physician. Establishing loyal patients who return to and recommend your organization is key to building a lasting competitive advantage.
The healthcare industry is rapidly changing, and patients are the driving force. Consumers are now applying retail behavior to healthcare. A 2017 study published by The Beryl Institute found that as many as 65% of American consumers are in the market for a new physician.
The Beryl Institute and SMG’s healthcare division Catalyst Healthcare Research collaborated on an important research initiative to determine what the patient experience (PX) means to consumers. At the international 2018 Patient Experience Conference, Jason Wolf, president of The Beryl Institute, presented an overview of this study for the first time.
Most of us do things differently in the digital age. We expect everything to be fast. Easy. Convenient. Those expectations don’t stop with retail stores and restaurants. We want the same from hospitals and doctors, and if we aren’t happy with the service we receive, we’ll look for another provider. So what can providers do to inspire loyalty?
Ten years of survey results paint a dismal picture. Hospitals don’t trust health plans. Physicians don’t trust health plans. And health plans register only a nominally higher rate of trust in hospitals and physicians.