Advance: Create a Better Patient Experience

According to a recent article by AAPC’s Michelle A. Richards, CPC, CPMA, the key to improving patient experience at a practice is to put yourself in the patients’ shoes. Ms. Richards’ article, published by Advance for Health Information Professionals, expounds on how to see your practice from your patients’ perspective. She recommends literally walking through the practice as though it were your first time coming in, paying attention to the atmosphere, and asking yourself important questions:

  • What’s on the walls?
  • What signage is present?
  • How clear are the directions to the front office?
  • Is there clutter?
  • Is patient privacy fully protected?

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David Blackmer has been working in healthcare business operations and marketing since early 2008. He has authored and contributed to dozens of industry articles, and he is a regular speaker at various healthcare conferences and other events across the country. He earned his Master of Strategic Communication degree from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT.

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