Imaging Portals Drive Patient Engagement and Satisfaction

February 18, 2015
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A survey of 1,000 U.S.-based patients revealed that 83% believed that there is value in being able to access their medical images via a secure portal.

This may not come as a huge surprise as patient portal adoption continues to grow in the U.S. and throughout the world, but medical images are often left out of the portal mix. The benefits to providing this access to patients are numerous, with the most obvious being that patients are rightfully provided with the ability to engage with their healthcare providers, effectively empowering them with control over their own care.

A survey of 1,000 U.S.-based patients revealed that 83% believed that there is value in being able to access their medical images via a secure portal.

This may not come as a huge surprise as patient portal adoption continues to grow in the U.S. and throughout the world, but medical images are often left out of the portal mix. The benefits to providing this access to patients are numerous, with the most obvious being that patients are rightfully provided with the ability to engage with their healthcare providers, effectively empowering them with control over their own care.

In the white paper embedded below that was originally hosted on Healthcare IT News, the study referenced above is explained in further detail. In addition to the 83% of patients who said they would use a patient portal to access images, 76.5% said they would recommend such a port to their family and friends, and 79.3% said said that they would return for future imaging exams to facilities that offered such a portal.

These types of findings not only give providers an idea of how their patients want information delivered to them, but also gives an idea of how bringing medical images into the patient portal mix can provide value to the overall business with a high number of returning patients, as well as recommending such facilities that provide this offering.

To learn more about the study, you can read the embedded version below, or download Imaging Portals: Driving Patient Engagement, Improving Patient Experience and Satisfaction via the link.

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