The Human Safety Net

The Human Safety Net

Today, it can seem like almost anything can be done digitally. But as healthcare providers increasingly incorporate technology into their care, it is clear that sometimes there’s no substitute for genuine human connection.Technology is often the simplest and most...
Putting the Patient In Charge

Putting the Patient In Charge

Healthcare providers often see patients at their most vulnerable, when something has happened to their bodies that they don’t understand. So perhaps it comes as no surprise that the majority of patients wish they had greater control in managing their care.For many...
Helping Healthcare Go Mobile

Helping Healthcare Go Mobile

In healthcare, as in many areas of life today, more and more people are turning to their smartphones when they want to get something done. According to a recent Harris poll, 59 percent of all health-insured patients—and 70 percent of millennial patients—said they...
Is It Time For Healthcare to Disrupt Itself?

Is It Time For Healthcare to Disrupt Itself?

With the growing presence of non-traditional companies like Amazon, Walmart, and CVS in healthcare, patients have more options than ever for where—and how—they receive care. If providers want to stay competitive, they need to be able to adjust in the areas where...
Preventing Provider Burnout

Preventing Provider Burnout

Physicians often find themselves coordinating follow-up care for their patients. Unfortunately, not all of them do it well. June Scarlett, Formativ Health’s Chief Patient Access Officer, offers the example of a primary care doctor who is looking to refer one of her...