Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders


Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders

West Corporation

Posted on February 20, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Top Challenges for Dental and Orthodontic Practices – Building Patient Loyalty

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s report, “Top Challenges for Dental and Orthodontic Practices: Results and Observations from the 2015 Practice Readiness Survey”, a survey of nearly 500 dental and orthodontics professionals and their common problems of practice management they anticipate to be most challenging in 2015. Download the full report HERE!

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West Corporation

Posted on February 17, 2015 by West Corporation 


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New Evidence Magnifies Need for Smoking Cessation Campaigns

A report published in the February 12, 2015 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine shares disturbing information on the impact of smoking in the U.S. In short, we’ve underestimated it.

While the U.S. Surgeon General has estimated that 480,000 Americans die of smoking-related causes each year, new research from the American Cancer Society suggests the total is closer to 540,000 – or approximately 13% higher than the Surgeon General’s original estimate.…

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West Corporation

Posted on February 9, 2015 by West Corporation 


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7 Salty Sodium Myths Busted [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do your patients know how their sodium intake impacts their heart health?

February is American Heart Month, and there’s no better time to share valuable information on how healthy eating supports ongoing heart health. The American Heart Association has compiled an infographic to clear up common misunderstandings around the benefits and dangers of sodium in our diets, including a comparison of salts, the most common sodium sources and the relationship between sodium and blood pressure.…

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West Corporation

Posted on February 6, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Children’s Dental Health Month [INFOGRAPHIC]

Sometimes the simplest infographics tell the most powerful stories.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and this infographic from Spear Education uses eye-opening statistics to make a rock-solid case for increased focus on our children’s oral health. It’s amazing that over 31 million Americans (children and adults) live in areas without proper access to dental care and that nearly 5,000 additional dentists would be needed to cover this shortage.…

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West Corporation

Posted on January 30, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Digital Disclosure

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “Technology Beyond the Exam Room”, which discusses issues to consider when incorporating high-tech engagement into treatment plans. Download it HERE!

When a patient is asked how much alcohol they drink or if they smoke, do physicians always receive truthful answers?…

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West Corporation

Posted on January 19, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Earning Trust through Patient Engagement

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “Technology Beyond the Exam Room”, which discusses issues to consider when incorporating high-tech engagement into treatment plans. Download it HERE!

Most patients, at some point, have met with a doctor who took that extra five minutes to ask about their job, or discuss their child’s recent school play.…

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West Corporation

Posted on January 15, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Resource to Promote Preventive Health Activity

For many practices, a goal at the beginning of the year is to increase focus on educating patients about preventive health opportunities. Introducing patients to important screenings and preventive exams can not only drive revenue for the practice but also fuel improved outcomes by better engaging patients in their ongoing health.…

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West Corporation

Posted on January 12, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Save Your Eyes: Get Screened for Glaucoma [INFOGRAPHIC]

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month – a health observance that calls extra attention to a condition that currently affects 2.7 million Americans over the age of 40.

According to a 2013 report from Prevent Blindness, glaucoma and disorders of the optic nerve cost $5.8 billion annually, with an annual per-person treatment cost of $2,170.…

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West Corporation

Posted on January 8, 2015 by West Corporation 


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Improving Patient Loyalty [INFOGRAPHIC]

One of the most pressing challenges for today’s healthcare organizations is building long-lasting relationships with patients.

Making communication improvements that personalize routine interactions and address patients’ emotional, physical and clinical needs are key steps to improving patient satisfaction and ensuring loyalty. Has your organization adopted these relationship-building strategies?

This Improving Patient Loyalty infographic covers how to humanize interactions with patients, asking for patient feedback on your communication style, educating about support for potential concerns, confirming understanding of information you have shared, emotion management and more!…

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West Corporation

Posted on December 22, 2014 by West Corporation 


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The Diabetes Disconnect: Staying the Course

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “Discussing Diabetes: The Essential Conversation That Could Change the Health of the Nation”, which examines the idea of technology-enabled between-visit engagement to help patients with the prevention and management of diabetes. Download it HERE!

For communication to really deliver results, it helps to understand the gaps between the perceptions of doctors and patients.…

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