Tag Archives: Financial

Health system boosts patient engagement for strong clinical, financial results

Patient engagement efforts are a critical component to bringing new revenue into a health system, and historically, hospitals and providers have relied on traditional marketing efforts to bring new patients through their doors. It’s not a wholly ineffective strategy, but in a digital world characterized by convenience and personalization, efforts to engage new patients are… Read More »

We help journalists avoid reliance on sources with financial conflicts of interest

September 26, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer, or at @HealthNewsRevu. For the past 11 years, HealthNewsReview.org has helped journalists find industry-independent experts to use as sources in their stories.  It’s an effort begun by journalists Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee (now a VP… Read More »

Focus on operational efficiency and RTLS technology has given Wake Forest Baptist Health a financial leg up

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center took a look at the healthcare landscape and knew it had to make some organizational changes. With the industry increasingly focused on operational efficiencies, quality service and patient satisfaction, the hospital saw opportunities for cost savings that had eluded them — and looked to a combination of technological innovation and… Read More »

Learning How Financial Aid Works

When a student graduates, both they and their parents have financial aid on their minds. College, while much needed in the world of employment, is a huge expense for both the parents and student. In most cases, this is an expense that neither can afford without help. Statistically speaking, only about two-thirds of college students… Read More »