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Nextech Blog

3 Predictions for the Future of Healthcare

Never has there been a more dynamic time in healthcare, and the pace of change is extraordinary. Emerging payment models are encouraging more proactive care, demanding greater collaboration and...

Your Practice Can Be SCARY Fast

Long waits, inefficient care episodes and distracted doctors can make your patients feel like they’re living a nightmare. There’s no better time than Halloween to get rid of any process skeletons and...

How Engagement & Communication Enhance Patient Experience in Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery practices, especially those focused on cosmetic procedures, understand the effect patient engagement can have on practice growth. Due to the shift in demand from reconstructive to...

Engaging Patients with Improved Patient Access

  When specialty providers observe that “My patients often don’t do what I tell them,” they are usually describing an issue of engagement. Patients obviously want to be healthy, or they wouldn’t make...

Veterans Affairs Performed 750,000 Patient Visits via Telemedicine in 2015

All 50 states may not be on board the telemedicine train as of now, but don't count the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs among the detractors.  According to a report from Politico, the VA's Chief...

Patient Engagement: Crossing the Generational Divide

Results from Medscape Education’s two-year study on generational factors and their impact on patient engagement reveals that providers need to help equip patients across generations with the skill...

Study: Telemedicine improves patient engagement, convenience

In a study conducted by REACH Health, nearly 400 healthcare executives, physicians, nurses and other professionals gave their feedback regarding the impact of telemedicine in their own practices. ...

Report: Patient Engagement Becoming Higher Priority

Advancements in healthcare technology have fostered an environment more encouraging for greater patient engagement between patients and providers. 

ONC: More Patients Accessing EMRs

In a new study from the Office of National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), it appears patients are being offered access to their electronic medical records and increasingly choosing to check them as...

Tech Trends in Healthcare: Wearables

In the second quarter of 2015, wearables tech company Fitbit saw its sales revenue more than triple to $400 million, up from $113 million in the same quarter last year.  This upward trend in the...