Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders


Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders

West Corporation

Posted on January 11, 2017 by West Corporation 


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Staying Connected Beyond the Office Visit: Ideas for Best Practices


There’s no doubt we live busy lives.  Access to technology fueled by smartphone ownership provides unprecedented opportunity for connection.  Because of this, healthcare providers and health delivery systems have the opportunity to be connected beyond the bounds of the clinical setting in ways that would have been futuristic only a few years ago.  …

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West Corporation

Posted on August 3, 2016 by West Corporation 


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August is Immunization Awareness Month

Many practices who offer or support immunization services can take advantage of the momentum generated with this national observance to encourage patients of all ages to stay up-to-date on the vaccinations recommended for them.

The good news is the National Public Health Information Coalition has made it easy for you! Go to https://www.nphic.org/niam to download some free resources that will educate and motivate your patients including:

  • Vaccine information by age
  • Sample news releases, articles & social media posts
  • Links to web resources from the CDC
  • Logos, web banners, posters and graphics

All free of charge!…

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West Corporation

Posted on March 31, 2016 by West Corporation 


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Why Go Positive in Preventive Reminders?

Why do patients choose to continue seeing a particular provider? Many times, it’s because that provider has proven their ability to deliver a high quality of care. Whenever possible, that earned trust should be on display in the outreach messages delivered to that patient. Providers can pull from their expertise and educate patients on why it is important for them to schedule a preventive exam or screening.…

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West Corporation

Posted on February 2, 2016 by West Corporation 


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21 Amazing Facts About Your Heart [INFOGRAPHIC]

American Heart Month is here again, and it’s about time the Blogpaid tribute to the hardest working part of our bodies (sorry brain, we love you too). Here’s an infographic compiled by Cleveland Clinic that highlights 21 amazing facts about our hearts, certain to give you reactions like “Wow!”, “You don’t say!” and “Huh – I did not know that.”

Since we’re all about provider-patient communication, one fact that stands out is #19.…

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West Corporation

Posted on December 28, 2015 by West Corporation 


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The Best of the Blog 2015: Wellness and Prevention Infographics

The third installment in our 2015 “Best of the Blog” series covers some of the most frequently viewed and shared infographics on the topic of patient wellness and prevention. While the first two best-of posts covered online marketing and A/R and collections, this time we’re focused on communication concepts and seasonal opportunities to build stronger patient relationships and improve quality of care.…

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West Corporation

Posted on December 15, 2015 by West Corporation 


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The “12 Ways to Health” Holiday Song

The word “vaccinations” has never sounded so melodic.

The CDC recently posted its “12 Ways to Health” holiday song, covering many important ideas to guide your patients and their loved ones through a safe and healthy holiday. It’s a perfect example of how creativity can help your important patient communication break through the marketing-focused noise and clutter of the busy season.…

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West Corporation

Posted on December 7, 2015 by West Corporation 


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How Will You Promote National Influenza Vaccination Week?

December 6-12 is being observed as 2015’s National Influenza Vaccination Week. For many healthcare organizations, it’s a reminder to educate patients on the importance of their flu vaccination and what steps they need to take to get it. Click HERE to learn more about the national observance on the CDC website.…

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West Corporation

Posted on November 19, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Thanksgiving Food Swaps to Save Calories [INFOGRAPHIC]

One week away from Thanksgiving Day, it’s time to start talking menus.

Thankfully, a Thanksgiving meal doesn’t mean we have to completely throw caution to wind with our food intake. In fact, a handful of menu substitutions can provide a healthier take on what will still be a delicious dinner (and a weekend’s worth of leftovers, right??).…

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West Corporation

Posted on November 17, 2015 by West Corporation 


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A Snapshot: Diabetes in the United States [INFOGRAPHIC]

In observation of American Diabetes Month, here’s an infographic from the CDC that educates us on the prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in the United States and the costs associated with the disease. The infographic also shares insight on the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and suggests some steps individuals can take to prevent and manage diabetes.…

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