Digital connections are essential to patient care

How does information travel among your hospital staff, providers and patients? If it’s not seamless, take a look at this infographic.

Digital patient-provider connections are a must for value-based care. Still, a significant amount of health data collected by physicians is collecting cyber-dust somewhere on a network.

A post from says communicators and hospitals must efficiently form meaningful relationships with patients. The result? Value-based health care.

This infographic says:

· Some 30 percent of patients who emailed their clinicians called and visited physician offices less frequently.

· More than 80 percent of patients forget what they have heard in the doctor’s office.

· Digital patient education improves patient experience and cost of care for hospitals, staff and consumers.

Take a look:

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