Surgery manager Heather Tielbur has been with Benson Dermatology for just over nine years, and seeing over 30 patients per day, she knows how hectic the daily routine can become. The clinic offers a wide array of cosmetic and dermatological services, including chemical peels, Botox, and a spectacular health spa staffed by dedicated estheticians, so Heather utilizes Luma Health to keep her patients happy and her office in order.
We’ve all had that feeling — your throat is aching, just the thought of rolling out of bed makes your body hurt, and you’re shivering with a chill that not even your warmest blanket can cure. You cross your fingers it’s a cold and that whatever it is passes quickly. Flu season has officially arrived.
Patients are waiting over three weeks on average for an appointment with a new health care provider, according to a recent survey by Merritt Hawkins. Post-appointment, the struggle continues — nearly half of all patients aren’t completing referral care or receiving any follow-up after an appointment. When patients do receive follow-up instructions from their provider, 83 percent don’t follow their doctor’s instructions, resulting in poor engagement.
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Founder of SleepQuest, Robert Koenigsberg, struggles with sleep apnea, and his dissatisfaction with available treatment options motivated him to start his company. With 4 locations based around the San Francisco Bay Area, SleepQuest supports 3,000 providers in empowering patients to manage their sleep apnea with a holistic and personalized approach.