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The Longest Road: Health Care Reform and Access to Long-Term Care

My Journey into Long-Term Care A lot of people call my dad a hero. I have been known to be one of them. But that belies the circumstances that pushed him into turning his home into a nursing home so … Continue reading

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Patient Engagement Panel at DTC National

Last week our parent company, HealthEd, convened a panel at the DTC National conference on patient engagement.  We invited three leaders to the conversation – Sam Stolpe, a pharmacist from the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, Kate Berry, former CEO of the … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Successfully Engaging with Patients through Social Media

In the ever-changing era of healthcare, social media offers even more opportunities for patient engagement.  Yet, many struggle with figuring out the best approaches. We recently hosted a webinar where experts from the Mayo Clinic and Swedish Medical Center shared … Continue reading

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How Mobile Health (mHealth) Technology Plays a Role in Patient Engagement

Given the high-paced advancement of technology and increased interest by consumers to use mobile health technologies (such as mobile health apps),mHealth has the potential to make a great impact in the healthcare landscape, particularly in patient engagement. In the recent … Continue reading

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Blog Roll: Our Favorite Health Blogs

With tons of health blogs out there today, it can be overwhelming trying to find solid ones to follow that are a good fit for your topic of interest. At SurroundHealth, we look for bloggers that align with our goals … Continue reading

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Healthy Literacy Webinar Offers Tips on Creating a Patient-Centered Practice

Health literacy is more than just the ability to read health information. It encompasses many different areas of a patient’s healthcare experience, from before they even enter the examination room. That’s a key takeaway from our National Communication Association-sponsored webinar, … Continue reading

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Closing out 2012 and entering the New Year on an inspirational note!

In last week’s post we highlighted an inspirational video about the Affordable Care Act. This week, we have a couple more inspirational pieces to share with you and hope that they help inspire you in the New Year and always. … Continue reading

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