5 Ways In Which Digital Health Technology Enhances Patient Engagement

Source: Adapted from Dr. Hempel Digital Health Network Patient engagement in managing their own well-being The importance of patient’s personal involvement and management of their behavior during the course of treatment are illustrated by the continual increase in patient engagement and patient empowerment. A significant role emerging for digital healthcare technologies is to get the patients involved in the clinical decision-making process, improve communications between the patient and…

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4 April 2019
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Patients prefer digital communications

A study has suggested that more than two-thirds of patients prefer digital communications from their healthcare provider over those sent via post.  The independent survey, commissioned by Healthcare Communications, involved 2,000 adults in Britain. The results showed a preference for digital communications, with two thirds (68%) wanting to be able to manage their NHS appointments online or via a smartphone (i.e. confirm, cancel or reschedule their appointments). Around…

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18 April 2019
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Understanding Patients Decision Making

Source: Adapted from McKinsey.com Brian Fox et al. 2016) Consumers have access to more healthcare information than ever. Here’s how to better understand the way people make decisions about their healthcare. Sketch by Edwin Scoop Consider the following: a 25-year-old, healthy male notices he is developing itchy, scaly patches of skin. He has not experienced anything similar before, so he goes online to do some research. Soon, he…

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25 April 2019
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