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Price Transparency Tools Receive Tepid Patient Reactions

July 5, 2017 - When it comes to price transparency tools and shopping around for healthcare services, patients are not entirely sold, according to qualitative research published in the American Journal of Managed Care. As patients face higher out-of-pocket costs and deductibles, payers and other stakeholders are encouraging patients to use price transparency tools to shop around for their care. There are...


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How Patient Portal Use Improves Business in Specialty Groups

by Sara Heath

Finding an effective use for the patient portal may not be instinctual in acute specialty settings. After all, patients don’t always need a follow-up appointment in some of these settings, and many patients aren’t accessing health...

Retail Price Transparency Tips Can Boost Patient-Centered Care

by Sara Heath

Hospitals should consider taking price transparency cues from the retail industry if they wish to thrive in a consumer-driven healthcare environment, suggests a report from PwC.  As out-of-pocket costs continue to rise for patients, healthcare...

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