Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders


Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders

West Corporation

Posted on July 21, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Are You Prepared to Communicate with Spanish-Speaking Patients?

Are you able to communicate with the growing number of Spanish speakers among your patient population? If not, the time to take action is now! Data shows that Hispanic populations will continue to be the fastest growing demographic in the U.S. in the coming years.

Let’s take a quick look back.…

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West Corporation

Posted on July 7, 2015 by West Corporation 


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What Is the Engagement Gap in Provider-Patient Communication?

In a recent TeleVox survey, one in two Americans indicated that they don’t feel their overall personal health is in good shape. One in four are, at best, struggling to be healthy. Those statistics are part of an overall picture of poor health in America that has come into greater focus with each passing year.…

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West Corporation

Posted on June 23, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Four Essentials for Successful Appointment Communications

In my 15 years as an Appointment Coordinator, I’ve learned that one of the most important services we can offer a patient is a simple appointment reminder. I’ve also learned that unless you know what you’re doing, a successful appointment reminder strategy isn’t quite as easy as it sounds.

Well, consider this my attempt to make it simple.…

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West Corporation

Posted on June 9, 2015 by West Corporation 


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7 Health Facts Men Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

In recognition of June’s “Men’s Health Month”, we wanted to share this infographic from the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation. It’s an easy-to-read overview of the greatest health challenges men face, and it offers some practical advice for making lifestyle changes in each of those areas.

TeleVox’s Healthy World report A Fragile Nation in Poor Health gave us a lot of insight about men’s perceptions of their own health.…

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West Corporation

Posted on May 29, 2015 by West Corporation 


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The Benefits of Electronic Prescriptions for Dentists

“E” may be this generation’s favorite letter (besides “i,” of course) — email, e-books, e-commerce, e-cards. So in a society where everything from conducting business to reading a book is done electronically, it’s no surprise that prescriptions have also made the jump from the physical world to the digital one.

Electronic prescribing, or e-prescribing, allows doctors to transmit prescriptions electronically to pharmacies from the point-of-care.…

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West Corporation

Posted on May 20, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Staying Healthy for the Long Haul [INFOGRAPHIC]

When it comes to maintaining health for the “long haul”, routine is key. Regular check-ups, screenings and immunizations help prevent small health issues from turning into big problems.

The infographic below highlights the large number of diseases that can be prevented or managed simply by adopting and sticking to a regular preventive care program, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes and more.…

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West Corporation

Posted on May 13, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Increased Diabetes Costs Highlight Need for More Communication

Annual healthcare spending for adults and children with diabetes was 2.5 times more than those who do not have diabetes in 2013.

According to a study by the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), nearly $15,000 was spent per capita on healthcare for people with diabetes. That’s up 6% from spending in 2010.…

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West Corporation

Posted on May 1, 2015 by West Corporation 


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About Common Allergens [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 1 kicks off National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and in typical TeleVox Solutions blog fashion, we wanted to share a valuable resource to help you educate patients on this important topic.

The infographic below from Rabbit Air is a good primer on what causes allergies, what symptoms appear in those who are affected, how to manage allergies within the home and much more.…

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West Corporation

Posted on April 28, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Preventive Steps Among Men

TeleVox’s recent Healthy World report, A Call for Change: How Adopting a Preventive Lifestyle Can Ensure a Healthy Future for More Americans, examined the idea that too many Americans are not adopting preventive care and lifestyle changes due to perceived high cost.

As the report zoomed in on various demographic and geographic subsets of patients surveyed for the study, there were a number of interesting findings specific to males:

  • 94% of men feel that preventive care is important.

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West Corporation

Posted on April 21, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Physician Adoption of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you embracing the social media revolution in your practice? If not, what’s holding you back from taking this next step in patient engagement?

A recent infographic from MedData Group uncovers the top reasons physicians use social media, the networks they most frequently use and more. There’s also interesting insight into the top concerns preventing more physicians from taking part.…

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