The obstacles new mothers face can seem to be endless, but as a health care community, we are in a position to bring real change in support for the entire process. As a hospital, health system, health plan, or pharma company, you know how important it is to reinforce a healthy prenatal and postpartum experience for women. Here are some of the key areas that women need more support during and after their pregnancies, and how healthcare organizations can help:
Modern healthcare is shifting towards value-based reimbursement, and with that comes a focus on patient experience. Patient-centered care has become predominant in the past decade and is a focus for many providers. In fact, over 50% of healthcare officials have said that patient experience is either their top priority or amongst their top five priorities. To accomplish these goals, the healthcare industry has sought out creative and innovative tools for enhancement of the patient experience.
Proper patient discharge is critical to a successful transition home following an inpatient stay. Communication, delivery and consistency of message is crucial — empowering patients with easy to understand, digestible information enables them to adhere to discharge protocols, reducing unnecessary readmissions and appointments and increasing overall patient satisfaction. Read More
In recent years, technological advancements have been created to help create a smooth transition plan and encourage rapid recovery within Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs). By improving communication with patients, studies show progress in transitional care. Read More