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Six Steps To Opening an Outpatient Pharmacy

Outpatient pharmacy services can reduce one of the leading causes of hospital readmission: patient failure to fill their prescriptions!

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Amazon, Apple & Google Are Recruiting their Way into Healthcare

As Tech Companies look to enter the healthcare space, they are tapping into the knowledge base of some of the country's most powerful hospital executives. Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google are all chasing the new healthcare market - that which is being driven by consumerism. 

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Consumer-Driven Healthcare: The Importance of Consumer Segmentation Part 2

 We have written several articles on the importance of Consumer segmentation for Healthcare. It is a standard practice for marketers in most industries – but healthcare has been slow to embrace this exercise. However, with the healthcare industry becomes more focused on learning how to betterfalse

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Walmart is Adopting a Consumer-Healthcare Strategy for Its Employees

Walmart has had variable success when it comes to entering the healthcare market. It under-performed its retail peers in the success of on-campus clinics but vastly outperformed with its highly successful $4 prescription model. In one recent announcement, Walmart commented on another type offalse

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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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