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Get the latest insights on enhancing patient access, improving the patient experience, driving digital innovation and more.

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Patient Experience | Patient Access | Patient Engagement | Patient-Provider Matching | Provider Data Management | Online Scheduling | Digital Access

By: Jessica Fucci
November 17th, 2022

Boston Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving and advancing the health and well-being of children around the world through its life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education, and community engagement. Ranked as the  number one pediatric hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, the organization treats more children with rare diseases and complex conditions than any other hospital. We recently had the privilege of sitting down with digital leader Haley Sterczala Palazini, Director, Web & Digital Strategy at Boston Children’s, to learn how the organization revamped their enterprise website with accessibility and digital self-service in mind.

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Patient Experience | Patient Access | Patient Engagement | Online Scheduling | Digital Access

By: Taylor Gleason
October 26th, 2022

The “digital front door” has been a critical element of patient access strategies across healthcare organizations for years—becoming even more important at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

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Patient Access | Patient-Provider Matching | Digital Access

By: John Evers
August 24th, 2022

Fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, workforce shortages in the healthcare industry continue to be front-page news, with providers and staff alike being asked to do more—much more—with less. Not surprisingly, in a recent Kyruus survey, providers cited staffing shortages that impact them and their staff as one of today’s top clinical and industry challenges.

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Patient Access | Provider Directories | Digital Access

By: John Evers
July 27th, 2022

Nearly 80% of providers say a high-quality digital presence on their healthcare organization’s find-a-provider website is extremely or very important, according to Kyruus’ recent survey of 200 providers. The new study revisits a 2019 survey and reveals fresh insights from providers about the importance of a strong digital profile, including:

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Patient Access | Online Scheduling | Digital Access

By: John Evers
June 28th, 2022

The rise of healthcare consumerism, growing demands for convenient self-service options, and the pandemic all contributed to a perfect storm of consumer needs that pushed healthcare organizations to accelerate their digital roadmaps. That’s why Kyruus recently revisited its 2019 survey of 200 providers to find out their thoughts on digital access today—and to learn how their perspectives have changed over time.

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Digital Access | Health Plan Integration | Payer-Provider Integration

By: John Evers
May 25th, 2022

The healthcare industry is evolving at an unprecedented rate to keep pace with changing customer needs, government mandates, and an onslaught of competition from emerging disrupters like Amazon and Walmart. Health systems and health plans are realizing that working together to create better, more consistent care access experiences is no longer a lofty goal for the future—and that collaboration needs to start now.