Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders


Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders

West Corporation

Posted on November 19, 2012 by West Corporation 


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What is the Provider’s Role in Mobile Health App Usage?

A recent Huffington Post article takes on the subject of mobile health apps, wondering among other things if we may be overestimating the impact of these apps on patients moving forward. It’s estimated that the number of mobile health app downloads will reach 142 million globally by 2016 – up from 44 million this year.…

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West Corporation

Posted on November 7, 2012 by West Corporation 


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The ABCs of Patient Notifications – Letter I

This is Part 9 of a series of blog posts where we’ll offer ideas for improving patient notifications strategies one letter at a time. They’ll be available as an eBook soon, so keep your eyes peeled!

I – interactivity

In the past, interactivity was always mentioned by providers as one of the main reasons they liked to have staff members pick up the phone and call each patients.…

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West Corporation

Posted on November 2, 2012 by West Corporation 


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Willy Wonka and His 5 Communication Lessons

So maybe you’re a little less Forrest Gump, and a little more Willy Wonka. I can dig that.

In case you don’t know the Wonka story, there’s this recluse who owns a chocolate factory, and it’s run by natives from an exotic land known to us as Oompah Loompahs. And the story just gets stranger from there.…

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West Corporation

Posted on October 31, 2012 by West Corporation 


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November is American Diabetes Month!

If you’ve never visited before, click to check out Diabetes.org, where the American Diabetes Association hosts great resources to increase awareness during the month of November.
One cool campaign they are promoting is attempting the capture the “true picture” of living with diabetes. Visitors are invited to upload photos through Facebook that show what living with diabetes on a daily basis means to them.…

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West Corporation

Posted on October 12, 2012 by West Corporation 


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Who’s Searching For Pregnancy Symptoms [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve been really digging this infographic our Beyond the Site bloggers created a couple weeks back showing the regional interest of “pregnancy symptoms” in Google search for 2012. It’s a very short and sweet glimpse into the minds of people online and what kind of questions they have related to healthcare.…

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West Corporation

Posted on July 6, 2012 by West Corporation 


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I just called to say “I love you”

I just called to say how much I…oh, hi there.

A couple of weeks ago, we invited many of our clients to a free webinar where we shared some ideas for different types of patient outreach. And we talked about the importance of staying in touch year-round, even if there isn’t an appointment to remind them of or a past due balance to collect.…

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