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Roughly 68% of patients believe healthcare providers need to improve their interactions with patients. In the areas of patient engagement, we know that offering personalized digital communications is critical to driving outcomes and health systems’ operational success. Could AI be the key to unlocking an even better patient experience?
Andreo Sebastiani has always thrived on challenges. Growing up in Pittsburgh, his early ambitions were fueled by sports and PC gaming, and soon evolved into an exciting career in tech. Today, as the Product Manager for Platform and Interoperability at Upfront, Andreo tackles complex integrations for health systems, improving the user experience and protecting data security for enterprises. Here’s how he’s navigating a career in health tech in an era of rapid transformation.
It is exciting to see how much healthcare has begun to focus on health equity in recent years, but we still have a tremendous opportunity to better serve patients and our communities. Cross-functional collaborations, and more discussions like those at the KLAS SDOH Summit, are the only way we will be able to remove patient barriers and ensure all patients have the care they need and deserve.
Established in the Affordable Care Act, the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) aims to reduce the number of preventable 30 day readmissions— and the numbers have declined since its inception. In fact, the Kaiser Family Foundation notes that rates actually began to fall in 2012 as hospitals anticipated that penalties would be applied based on […]
In recent weeks it has been reported that the COVID-19 relief laws Congress enacted in 2020, which prohibit states from removing people from Medicaid, will end next month, meaning that local governments can resume eliminating people who no longer qualify for the program or do not furnish the required personal information, including address, income, and household size.
Psychographics pertain to people’s values, attitudes, lifestyles and personalities. These are key to understanding motivations and why people do what they do. Consumer segmentation involves grouping people according to shared traits; thus, psychographic segmentation groups people according to shared motivations. Harvard Business Review published an article titled, “Psychographics Are Just as Important for Marketers as […]