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How Consumer-Centric Healthcare is Fueling an Investment Boom

The focus on consumer-centric healthcare initiatives has found its way from hospitals to Silicon Valley to Wall Street. The market, patients and providers can all see where healthcare is going, and anyone with a financial stake in the consumer-centric healthcare world, wants to make sure thatfalse

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The Power of an Online Review for the Healthcare Consumer

Hospitals have begun to realize, that to remain competitive in a rapidly shifting healthcare environment,  they are going to need to add focus on consumer-oriented healthcare services. From an anecdotal perspective, at Q Consulting Services, we saw interest double for Consumer-Orientedfalse

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Putting Patients at The Center of Digital Healthcare Transformation

Until recently, the majority of a hospital's tech investments have been for clinical users and the provider's clinical care needs (EPIC, Cerner, etc.), but some hospitals have began to address a missing ingredient - the patient!

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What the New Walgreens Alliance Means for Health Systems

Walgreens has recently announced an agreement with Verily, a data science and sister company of Google, to collaborate on multiple projects. The parties have stated that their ultimate goal is to improve health outcomes for patients with chronic conditions, while also lowering the cost of care.false

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Four New Drivers of Consumer Healthcare Purchasing Decisions

The way that individuals make their healthcare purchasing decisions is dramatically changing, and health care providers are quickly realizing that their patients behaving more like consumers! Patients are increasingly searching for healthcare providers and healthcare systems who above and beyondfalse

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Consumer-Driven Healthcare: The Importance of Consumer Segmentation

 

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Consumer-Driven Healthcare: What can hospitals learn from the retail industry?

What will your health system look like in the next five to 10 years? Do you think the taxi industry had any idea that a startup called Uber would drastically shift their industry when their executives sat down for strategy sessions back in 2008?

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Defining Your Specialty Pharmacy Market

When analyzing the viability of a specialty pharmacy at your hospital, one of the first steps to undertake is asking the question: “What type of patients, in my market, need specialty pharmacy services?”

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Personal Service is Better At Hospital-Owned Specialty Pharmacies

Hospital-Owned Specialty Pharmacies have one significant competitive advantage over the large, national, call-center-based models – Personal Service!

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Achieving Private Payer Success at Your Hospital's Specialty Pharmacy?

One question that we regularly receive from hospitals who are looking to enter the Specialty Pharmacy arena is: “I have heard from other hospitals that it is challenging to get paid. How do other hospitals manage payer challenges?”

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