Patient expectations have changed.
Today, patients demand that their preferences are recognized and met, which means providers must deliver timely, convenient, and affordable service — on patients’ terms. And the risk of not evolving to meet these standards has never been higher. Now more than ever, patients won't hesitate to switch providers if their expectations aren’t met.
This creates an unprecedented opportunity for growth for providers who can marry expertise with technology to transform access and deliver a best-in-class patient experience. Realizing this opportunity requires unparalleled experience, human judgement, bold thinking, and the ability to actualize digital transformation.
It requires Next Intelligence.
Many health systems are creating new access roadmaps, setting the direction for access initiatives to improve timeliness of care and information for patients, employees, and the community.
Address these questions and considerations before you create yours.
More and more consumers are willing to switch providers if their expectations aren’t met. This creates an unprecedented opportunity for growth for providers who can transform access and deliver a best-in-class consumer experience.
Today, consumers accessing healthcare demand a seamless experience. And nowhere is it more important to recognize and meet these expectations than in an ambulatory setting, such as a provider practice or an outpatient hospital-based service, where many consumers first experience a health system.
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