Posts Tagged ‘patient-provider communication’

Infographic: Patient-Provider Partnerships Improve Overall Health

February 24th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

Eighty-eight percent of patients believe that working with their healthcare professional as a partner helps them manage and improve their overall health, according to a new infographic by the Society for Participatory Medicine.

The infographic also explores the impact of tracking and sharing health data.

Evidence-Based Health Coaching: Motivational Interviewing in Action Validated in over 300 clinical studies, motivational interviewing (MI) remains the most patient-centered and effective approach for supporting better patient engagement and activation, disease self-care, treatment adherence and lifestyle management.

Evidence-Based Health Coaching: Motivational Interviewing in Action is the first MI video training series especially designed for clinicians who serve individuals at risk of, or affected by, chronic diseases. Whether you are serving in a wellness, disease management, or care management program, or a primary or specialty care setting, hospital or community program, this series will help you build the practical MI knowledge and skills you need to support your patient health and address the behavioral factors that are responsible for over 85% of avoidable healthcare costs.

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Infographic: The $18B Impact of Medicare Hospital Readmissions

October 4th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Hospital readmissions drive up overall cost of healthcare for everyone. There is a $17.8 billion dollar impact of unnecessary hospital readmissions on Medicare due to poor follow-up, according to a new infographic from DoctorBase.

The infographic shows that one in eight Medicare patients are readmitted within 30 days. This infographic also outlines the potential money Medicare could save by improving patient and provider communication, includes statistics on follow-up measures, and shows money wasted on unnecessary or repeated tests.

Impact of Medicare Hospital Readmissions

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Rethinking Readmissions: Patient-Centered Collaborations in Care Transition Management.