March 31, 2021
Patient satisfaction is a crucial factor that determines clinical outcomes and patient retention. Involving patients in decision-making is a key to make them feel more engaged in and motivated for their treatment. Digital health technology can greatly increase patient engagement by simplifying the collection of data and enhancing patient-provider communication.
Patient opinions in decision-making impact care delivery. Digital health tools can allow patients to voice their opinions. Stacy Hurt, a cancer survivor, and healthcare advocate, will be speaking on the ways in which digital health can encourage patients to partake in their treatment and express their opinions.
Stacy Hurt is a patient consultant and healthcare advocate with over 20 years of experience in the health industry and physician practice management. She is one of 10 HIMSS Digital Influencers. Stacy is a stage IV colorectal cancer survivor and a mother/caregiver to her son who has a rare genetic disease. She has been a volunteer as a patient for many organizations, such as The Colon Club, Colon Cancer Foundation, American Cancer Society, etc. Stacy participates in cancer awareness and patient advocacy programs on a regular basis. She also works towards the association of pharma/technology companies and healthcare institutions.
John Russo is a seasoned client partner with over 20 years in technology. An out-of-the-box thinker and sales leader driving solutions for our customers across North America, John’s instinctive ability to uncover business issues, share ideas, and formulate winning business plans and strategies, while building long term relationships has seen him strategically add value to many organizations. He has also served in senior(/sales) leadership roles Lionbridge Technologies and DeepSphere.ai.
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