Chief Patient Experience Officer – Fad or Critical Emerging Role?

The C-suite contains quite a dazzling array of acronyms from CMO (Chief Marketing Officer or Chief Medical Officer) to CTO (Chief Technology Officer or in some cases Chief Talent Officer) to CDO (Chief Design Officer) and CBO (Chief Business Officer). And just when you thought you knew them all, along comes a new C, the CXO, or Chief Patient Experience Officer.

Chief Patient Experience Officer – Fad or Critical Emerging Role?

The C-suite contains quite a dazzling array of acronyms from CMO (Chief Marketing Officer or Chief Medical Officer) to CTO (Chief Technology Officer or in some cases Chief Talent Officer) to CDO (Chief Design Officer) and CBO (Chief Business Officer). And just when you thought you knew them all, along comes a new C, the CXO, or Chief Patient Experience Officer.

Industry, Technology

3D Printing and the Future of Care

Ever since the world’s first 3D printer was built in 1983 by Chuck Hall, this technology has steadily progressed into one of the biggest game changers in the medical field. In just the year 2014, the 3D-printing industry grew by 35.2%. The impact of this technology will be seen across the medical board, from increased cost efficiency, faster prototyping, and innovative problem solving--all coming together to better patient health outcomes.

Industry

June 2018 Healthcare Hot Takes: athenahealth for $7 billion--going once, going twice, sold?

Healthcare Hot Takes is Luma Health’s monthly rundown of healthcare innovations happening right now. Check out what the industry is thinking, reading, doing.

Product

May 2018 Product Updates

We've just published the list of product updates that went live in Luma Health over the last month.  Here are a few quick highlights from May:

Industry

How to Step Up Your Social Media Game

There is an important distinction between having social media and using social media. Although 70% of health providers have accounts on social media platforms, many are not using the space as effectively as they should. Over 50% of patients want to see a strong social media presence from their health providers, and that presence can influence where patients choose to get care.

3 Ways Blockchain Could Transform Healthcare

It may be best known as the foundation for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but blockchain technology is also causing a buzz for its potential applications in healthcare. How does it apply, anyway?