With doctors visits limited to 15 minutes a patient, patient satisfaction is at an all time low. As interaction between practitioner and patient dwindles, rates of readmission rise, producing a costly and cyclical health care problem. This breakout aimed to demonstrate the dynamic ways in which companies and individuals are improving the inpatient experience and putting an end to the structural problem of patient dissatisfaction.
David Perez’s company, Seamless Medical Systems, improves the patient experience by enhancing engagement and health literacy in the doctor’s office. What if you went to a practice that handed you an iPad for registration that you could then use to browse engaging and useful information? David demonstrated the Snap Practice Patient Engagement platform. Snap is a user-friendly, cloud-based device which utilizes a bidirectional communication, connecting patients and providers. Plus, you won’t have to waste your time reading that 3 year-old issue of Sports Illustrated!